IOW-F8E8A9: Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) Coin: Series H, Variety 3i, Type 49 (HB03) Sceat

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-F8E8A9

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

A complete Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) silver Series H, variety 3i, Type 49 (HB03) sceat (710-740). Abramson 2006: 16 and 55.

Obverse: Small moustached face centrally with a beaded outline, seven roundels, cross pommée below neck.

Reverse: Crested peacock displaying, roundel above neck, cross pommée with a pellet in each angle below neck, pellet between legs.

Diameter: 11.8mm. Weight: 0.99g. DA=12:12.

Abramson, T. 2006. Sceattas an Illustrated Guide. Heritage Marketing & Publications Ltd. King's Lynn.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
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 740

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.99 g
Diameter: 11.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 3rd May 2019 - Friday 3rd May 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2019-3-70

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 H (Type 49; Metcalf 1a) (N 103: bird right)
Obverse description: Small moustached face centrally with a beaded outline, seven roundels, cross pommée below neck Reverse description: Crested peacock displaying, roundel above neck, cross pommée with a pellet in each angle below neck, pellet between legs
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

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
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 15 days ago
Updated: 15 days ago

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