SF-A31326: Early Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) coin: sceat.

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-A31326

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Early Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) sceatta, dating to AD 710-765. Obverse depicting quilled crescent enclosing four bars; the bars are linked by a series of oblique segments. Reverse depicting a beaded standard with degenerate TOTII design. Cf Abramson (2006, p. 36, E140).

EMC 2019.0106.

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 710
Date to: Circa AD 765

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.14 mm
Weight: 0.81 g
Diameter: 12.27 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st February 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

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: Quilled crescent enclosing four bars; the bars are linked by a series of oblique segments.
Obverse inscription: [...]
Reverse description: Beaded standard with degenerate TOTII design.
Reverse inscription: TOTII
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Near Woodbridge

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: SF
Created: 9 days ago
Updated: 2 days ago

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