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    • Category: Early Anglo-Saxon silver coin (sceatta) and related continental series

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Record ID: NLM-F40401
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy coin, in the style of a sceat; cf. Series R imitations, possibly issue of 710-765. Obverse description: Radiate head right in Roman barbarous radiate style. As for the reverse, Abramson scarcely presents such a simplified or degenerate standard as this. Reverse description: Square standard with an angular channel leading from one side, large central ring and dot with one smaller pellet adjacent, loose ring of blobs outside standard. Diameter: 13.0mm, Weight: 0.82gms, die axis: possibly 3
Created on: Thursday 11th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 11th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Keelby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-F3F34D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver coin. Sceat of Series R1z/R1b (Abramson page 117, ref. R165), issue of 710-765. Obverse description: Small bird in right angled line, four or five runes below (appearing like, L to R: inverted F/reversed C/W/B, three small pellets below bird tail, bar with three triangles to right. Described as radiate by Abramson, and runic letters read as MCF; all within pelleted border. Reverse description: Rectangular standard, four Ts around central dot, cross pommee outside above, three conjoined triangles to outside left, face up C below, further group of three conjoined triangles right…
Created on: Thursday 11th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 11th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Keelby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-F3D313
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver coin. Sceat of Series E, issue of 700-765, a Frisian issue. Of a group of 7 coins presented together, this is exceptionally bright and the obverse detail blurred. Obverse description: Twelve quills springing left from a rounded crescent ridge, possibly with two central pellets, either letters [look like OCN] legs or degenerate features of bust right below crescent. Reverse description: Beaded square standard with central ring and pellet and three pellet-ended bars and a bird-like curvilinear blob within it, a pellet and mark on one side and the edge of a cross pommee on an ad…
Created on: Thursday 11th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 11th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Keelby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-F3C579
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver coin. Sceat, probably of Series L, a London derived issue of 730-765, cf. Abramson (page 78) L700 or K/N, issue of 720-740 - a broad range of 720-765 is suggested in advance of better qualified comment.. Obverse description: Beast with long pellet-ended jaws and large eye, curved neck, claw left and spiral right, quills behind beast neck, bar across curve of beast neck, straight line limits quills. This seems to combine a well-drawn beast motif with characteristics of a diademed bust. Reverse description: Figure with head of three rounded blobs and vertically striped tabard fa…
Created on: Thursday 11th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 11th October 2018
No spatial data available.


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Record ID: NLM-F3B662
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver coin. Sceat of Series H, issue of 710-745, issued in Hamwic, Wodan type; no exact parallel presented by Abramson. Obverse description: Small oval facing moustachioed bust within penannular halo of small pellets, eight large bordered pellets set equidistantly around the face with a single small pellet between each adjacent pair. Outer pelleted border. Reverse description: Linear or left hand five armed spiral peacock right, larger pellet surrounded by nine smaller pellets below its head, oval string of pellets for tail, row of pellets around one arm of spiral above the tail. Ou…
Created on: Thursday 11th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 11th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Keelby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-F39D33
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Sceat. Sceat of Series R, cf. Abramson R100, East Anglian issue of 710-765. Probably treated with oil by the finder, which is now partially removed. Obverse description: Bust diademed on pyramidal cuirassed shoulders right, large angular nose, OV to left, runic characters resembling VNWX to right. Eight pellets in a loose arc around left side of flan. Exergual line. Reverse description: Rectangular standard, diagonal lines within two corners and extending out from all four; degenerate TOT in standard, straight line extending from centre of each side with a pellet beside it or pellets…
Created on: Thursday 11th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 11th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Keelby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BH-60F7CA
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) silver sceat dating to the period AD 675-750 issued at Ribe, Denmark. Series X (Type 31). The obverse depicts a facing, radiate, Wodan head with chevron beard, cross pommée either side with one pellet above within a line border with beaded border. The reverse depicts a monster in flight left, looking back, gaping jaws biting raised triple-forked tail, with a pellet below the head, a prominent member and clawed feet below, within a line border and beaded border. As North 1980, p. 40, no. 117 and Abramson 2006: 15 and 74. Abramson, T. 2006. Sc…
Created on: Thursday 4th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 5th October 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: NLM-7D0A1B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver coin. Sceat of series B or G/J mule, issue of 680-710, BM type 27b (Abramson 2006 page 6). Obverse description: Head diademed right, pellet eye, two pellets for lips, large ear, hair of six strands, all within pelleted border. Reverse description: Cross with an annulet to either side, bird perched on cross, within pelleted, possibly serpent, border. Diameter: 11.7mm, Weight: 0.74gms, die axis: 11
Created on: Tuesday 11th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 12th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Muckton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-79F1DC
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Early Medieval silver sceatta, Primary series B, Abrahams Series BII (B400), 680-710AD.
Created on: Tuesday 11th September 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 11th September 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: SF-D39D4E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver Early Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) sceatta (proto penny), dating to AD 700-710. Obverse: radiate bust of crude style right, large annulet before runic APA, pyramidical neck rests on exergual line which has a beaded line below; behind head a beaded line and a transverse V. Reverse: standard beaded to three sides, containing TOT; large cross patté below, two Ts around. Cf Abramson (2006 p. 94 , no. CZ10, Sub-group 2). EMC 2018.0310.
Created on: Monday 3rd September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 5th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Pakenham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-7D8D76
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A damaged and incomplete early medieval silver sceat dating to c AD 700 -765. Series E, Frankener variety F. Obverse: Quilled 'dolphin-shaped' crescent with pellet on body and pellet outline enclosing three bars. Reverse shows beaded standard with central anulet, opposing right angles and saltire. Possible pseudo-lettering around standard. There is damage to the coin, approximately one quarter of the circumference is chipped and material missing from the flan. Part of the standard is thus missing, the corner opposite the saltire. See Abramson (2012, p. 91-2). Diameter 12.7 mm, thickn…
Created on: Thursday 30th August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 4th October 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: SF-6B25C4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver Early Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) sceatta (proto-penny) , dating to AD 675-750. Obverse depicting a large degenerate radiate bust right, long cross pommé before, Λ and saltire behind , pellets in field, pyramidal neck rests on curved, beaded exergual line. Reverse: beaded saltire in double beaded standard, pellet trefoils in quadrants, profusion of pellets in margins. Cf. Abramson (1994, p. 98, no. P200), series R3, type 51. EMC 2018.0309
Created on: Wednesday 29th August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 5th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Pakenham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-0150AC
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A worn and incomplete Early-Medieval silver sceat of Primary Phase Series BX (Type 26), Ambramson (2012) No.15.10. Possibly minted somewhere in the Thames Estuary area. c.680-5. Diademed Bust Right with garbled inscription obverse type, and bird on cross patte on steps breaking beaded circle reverse type. Measurements: Thickness 1.94mm, Diameter: 13.07mm, and Weight: 0.97g. Discussion: EMC shows 15 specimens loosely north and south of the Thames Estuary. Die Marks, including pellets, annuletts and crosses, appear on obverse and reverse. These privy marks have not been recognised her…
Created on: Friday 24th August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 26th September 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: DOR-AA10D9
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver Anglo-Saxon sceat (penny) dating to 700 - 765. A secondary phase "Porcupine" obverse, "Votive standard" reverse type. The obverse shos a degenerate radiate bust and the reverse a square standard inscribed TOTII. Reference: Abramson 2012 , Group 94, Variety 10 Date: Early Medieval Diameter: 11.23 mm Weight: 0.98 g Die axis: 4
Created on: Monday 20th August 2018
Last updated: Monday 20th August 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: BUC-D5EE02
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver early medieval penny or sceat, primary series A3 dating to AD 680-700. Abramson 2006, page 94, number A100.
Created on: Friday 10th August 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 14th August 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: SUR-C26B50
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Anglo-Saxon Sceat, Series Q (Secondary), Triquetra tail / seabird right type. Obverse: Sinuous quadruped left, looking back and up, tail rising clockwise between hind legs to form triquetra above, foreleg raised, angular feet, pellets in field. Reverse: Sea bird or eagle right looking forward, splayed feet, pellets before, rosette behind, triquetra above. Circa 725-745 AD. Abramson Group 65, Type 20.
Created on: Thursday 9th August 2018
Last updated: Friday 10th August 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: SUR-C2498D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Anglo-Saxon Sceat, Series W (Primary). Obverse: standing figure, right, long hair and jutting beard holding long cross pommee either side, with skeletal arms and fingers. The figure probably originally had a mailcoat of pellets, however this has been lost to surface wear. Reverse: Cross crosslet on saltire cross, all pommee, central pellet. Circa 700-715 AD. Abramson Group 108, Type 20.
Created on: Thursday 9th August 2018
Last updated: Friday 10th August 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: NLM-B0A422
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver coin fragment. Sceat; possibly of Series B (Abramson page 50) issue of c.680-710; an earlier and more battered coin than most of those reported along with it. Obverse description: Indistinct, possibly rubbed down. Reverse description: Bird on cross, apparently enclosed in triangle. Diameter: 12.2mm, Weight: 0.58gms
Created on: Wednesday 8th August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 9th August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Keelby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUR-AFDD34
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver Series B Primary Sceat, circa 680-710 AD. Obverse: crude diademed bust right with braided hair in a serpent circle. Reverse: bird on cross in serpent circle, cross pommee before and pellet-in-annulet either side. No legends visible in margins. Abramson Type 60.
Created on: Wednesday 8th August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 8th August 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: SUR-AF883A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver Sceat, Series H Wodan / Peacock 720-745 AD. Obverse: small moustached Woden face centrally with beaded outline surrounded by six bosses comprising pellets in annulets. Reverse: crested peacock displaying right with linear body, splayed feet, quincunx below neck, boss with central pellet above neck. Abramson Type 49.
Created on: Wednesday 8th August 2018
Last updated: Saturday 11th August 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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