IOW-FF59B7: Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) Coin: Series N, Type 41 Sceat

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-FF59B7

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) silver Series N, Type 41 sceat (675-750). Abramson 2006: 21 and 83.

Obverse: Two figures facing forwards wearing long pleated tunics, cross pommée between them and at either side, all within a beaded circle.

Reverse: Monster in flight left, looking back, pelleted outline, clawed feet below and prominent member, all within a beaded circle.

Diameter: 11.7mm. Weight: 0.92g. DA=12:3.

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: Early
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon
Date from: Exactly AD 675
Date to: Exactly AD 750

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.92 g
Diameter: 11.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 9th June 2019 - Sunday 9th June 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: IOW2019-2-115

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sceat
Ruler/issuer: Anonymous (early penny/sceatta)
Category: Early Anglo-Saxon silver coin (sceatta)

Type: Series N (Type 41)
Obverse description: Two figures facing forwards wearing long pleated tunics, cross pommée between them and at either side, all within a beaded circle Reverse description: Monster in flight left, looking back, pelleted outline, clawed feet below and prominent member, all within a beaded circle
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: 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
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
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: 14 days ago

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