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Unique ID: SUR-109AEA

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A silver early medieval sceat of Series L (secondary) type 12, dating to AD 675-760. Obverse: diademed, draped bust right with small cross pommee before and blundered legend (LV)N(D)OON+. Reverse: standing figure wearing long robe in crescent boat holding long cross (with pellets on shaft) to either side.

Cf North (1994) p62 number 63 and 65 (obverse) and Abramson (2012), p 95-96, group 99, variety 10 (obverse) and 40 (reverse).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 675
Date to: Circa AD 760

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 1.04 g
Diameter: 12.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 17th May 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Simon Maslin
Identified by: Dr Simon Maslin

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sceat
Ruler/issuer: Anonymous (early penny/sceatta)
Mint or issue place: Unknown
Category: Early Anglo-Saxon silver coin (sceatta)

Type: Series L (Type 12) (N 63)
Obverse description: Diademed, draped bust right with small cross pommee before.
Obverse inscription: (LV)N(D)OON+
Reverse description: Standing figure wearing long robe in crescent boat holding long cross (with pellets on shaft) to either side.
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Watlington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6993
Four figure Latitude: 51.63158966
Four figure longitude: -1.00448728
1:25K map: SU6993
1:10K map: SU69SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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