NLM-B0A422: Early Medieval Coin: Sceat, possibly of Series B

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-B0A422

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver coin fragment. Sceat; possibly of Series B (Abramson page 50) issue of c.680-710; an earlier and more battered coin than most of those reported along with it.

Obverse description: Indistinct, possibly rubbed down.

Reverse description: Bird on cross, apparently enclosed in triangle.

Diameter: 12.2mm, Weight: 0.58gms

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 680
Date to: Circa AD 710

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.58 g
Diameter: 12.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 31st July 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM39961

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Fragment

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sceat
Ruler/issuer: Anonymous (early penny/sceatta)
Category: Early Anglo-Saxon silver coin (sceatta)

Type: Series BIIIa (Type 27a) (N )
Obverse description: Indistinct, possibly rubbed down. Reverse description: Bird on plain cross, apparently enclosed in triangle
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Keelby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
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Updated: 6 days ago

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