NLM-7D0A1B: Early Medieval Coin: Sceat of class B

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-7D0A1B

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

Silver coin. Sceat of series B or G/J mule, issue of 680-710, BM type 27b (Abramson 2006 page 6).

Obverse description: Head diademed right, pellet eye, two pellets for lips, large ear, hair of six strands, all within pelleted border.

Reverse description: Cross with an annulet to either side, bird perched on cross, within pelleted, possibly serpent, border.

Diameter: 11.7mm, Weight: 0.74gms, die axis: 11

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
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon
Date from: Exactly AD 680
Date to: Exactly AD 710

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.74 g
Diameter: 11.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 8th September 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM40155

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Type: Series BIc (Type 27b) (N ) [single row of pellets in diadem]
Obverse description: Head diademed right, pellet eye, two pellets for lips, large ear, hair of six strands, all within pelleted border. Reverse description: Cross with annulet to either side, bird perched on cross, within pelleted, possibly serpent, border.
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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