LEIC-078279: Early medieval silver sceat

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-078279

Object type certainty: Certain
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Early Medieval silver Sceatta, The coin is an Abrahams Standard series D type 8, which matches eg. D120, dating to 700-715AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 700
Date to: Circa AD 715

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 1.14 g
Diameter: 12 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Joyce Lee
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sceat
Category: Early Anglo-Saxon silver coin (sceatta)

Obverse description: Beaded standard enclosing three right angles and a line and pellet around a dot in circle. Reverse description: Central cross pommee with pellets in angles and chevrons in corners.

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: South Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Sedgebrook (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8438
Four figure Latitude: 52.9328407
Four figure longitude: -0.75172521
1:25K map: SK8438
1:10K map: SK83NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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