NLM-F3B662: Early Medieval Coin: Sceat of Series H

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-F3B662

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

Silver coin. Sceat of Series H, issue of 710-745, issued in Hamwic, Wodan type; no exact parallel presented by Abramson.

Obverse description: Small oval facing moustachioed bust within penannular halo of small pellets, eight large bordered pellets set equidistantly around the face with a single small pellet between each adjacent pair. Outer pelleted border.

Reverse description: Linear or left hand five armed spiral peacock right, larger pellet surrounded by nine smaller pellets below its head, oval string of pellets for tail, row of pellets around one arm of spiral above the tail. Outer pelleted border.

Diameter: 11.8mm, Weight: 0.87gms, die axis: possibly 12

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 710
Date to: Exactly AD 745

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.87 g
Diameter: 11.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 11th 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: NLM40479

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sceat
Ruler/issuer: Anonymous (early penny/sceatta)
Mint or issue place: Hamwic
Category: Early Anglo-Saxon silver coin (sceatta)

Type: Series H (Type 39) (N 96)
Obverse description: Small oval facing moustachioed bust within penannular halo of small pellets, eight large bordered pellets set equidistantly around the face with a single small pellet between each adjacent pair. Outer pelleted border. Reverse description: Linear or left hand five armed spiral peacock right, larger pellet surrounded by nine smaller pellets below its head, oval string of pellets for tail, row of pellets around one arm of spiral above the tail. Outer pelleted border.
Die axis measurement: 12 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: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Keelby

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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