WREX-9F2C2D: Silver Screat c. 710-750AD

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COIN

Unique ID: WREX-9F2C2D

Object type certainty: Certain
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Complete silver sceat of Early medieval (Anglo Saxon) date c. 710-750AD. Series E Variety (secondary) Abramason (2012) 96.30, similar to Kloster Barthe Type. Obverse has quilled crescent above over four bars. Reverse has beaded standard enclosing design elements of pellets, annulets and other geometric shapes arranged symmetrically in a cruciform pattern. Symbols (Pseudo runes?) in margins.

Diameter: 11.4mm; weight: 1.2g

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: Exactly AD 750

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 11.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 3rd January 2019 - Thursday 4th April 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Susie White
Identified by: Dr Susie White

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NWales PAS 190404/4

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
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 E (uncertain subtype)
Obverse description: Quilled crescent above over four bars Reverse description: Beaded standard enclosing annulets and pellets
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wrexham (Unitary Authority)
District: Wrexham (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Bronington

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting.

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WREX
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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