NLM-F3F34D: Early Medieval Coin: Sceat of Series R

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-F3F34D

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

Silver coin. Sceat of Series R1z/R1b (Abramson page 117, ref. R165), issue of 710-765.

Obverse description: Small bird in right angled line, four or five runes below (appearing like, L to R: inverted F/reversed C/W/B, three small pellets below bird tail, bar with three triangles to right. Described as radiate by Abramson, and runic letters read as MCF; all within pelleted border.

Reverse description: Rectangular standard, four Ts around central dot, cross pommee outside above, three conjoined triangles to outside left, face up C below, further group of three conjoined triangles right.

Diameter: 12.0mm, Weight: 1.02gms, die axis: possibly 6

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: Exactly AD 710
Date to: Exactly AD 765

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.02 g
Diameter: 12 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: NLM40482

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 R : Blackburn F
Obverse description: Small bird in right angled line, four or five runes below (appearing like, L to R: inverted F/reversed C/W/B, three small pellets below bird tail, bar with three triangles to right. Described as radiate by Abramson, and runic letters read as MCF; all within pelleted border. Reverse description: Rectangular standard, four Ts around central dot, cross pommee outside above, three conjoined triangles to outside left, face up C below, further group of three conjoined triangles right.
Die axis measurement: 6 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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