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Unique ID: NLM-45F81B
Object type certainty: Probably
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
Copper alloy coin. Possibly a Northumbrian styca, as kindly identified by the finder. The ?obverse conforms more closely to the suggested type (cf. Abramson 2006, page 131), but the ?reverse appears figurative rather than literate. Suggested date: issue of 800-867
?Obverse description: Central ?cross in circular panel; indistinct circumferential legend
?Reverse description: Central boss with the appearance of a left hand spiral radiating from it, with pellets between the curving rays
Diameter: 13mm, Weight: 0.79gms
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon style
Date from: Circa AD 800
Date to: Circa AD 867
Weight: 0.79 g
Diameter: 13 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Monday 8th October 2018
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Other reference: NLM40670
Ruler/issuer: Archbishop Eanbald II of York
Mint or issue place: Northumbria
Category: Styca of Northumbria and York
Type: N 194 (Abp Eanbald II)
Obverse description: Central ?cross in circular panel; indistinct circumferential legend Reverse description: Central boss with the appearance of a left hand spiral radiating from it, with pellets between the curving rays
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
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