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Record ID: SUSS-2A93DC
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete Early-Medieval Anglo-Frisian gold Solidus, c.825-850, imitating a Solidus of Louis the Pious (AD 814-840). Obverse: Laureate and cuirassed bust right; IIVVIIVOOVIHTV Reverse: Suspended wreath containing a large cross pattée; IHVIIVOVIIVII Similar examples recorded on the database include: LANCUM-9E265D, WILT-A50F43, SF-5DE284, LIN-BD3588 and SF-DC15C9
Created on: Monday 20th May 2019
Last updated: Monday 15th July 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Aldingbourn Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-C0552F
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold Anglo-Saxon shilling (thrymsa) of Witmen-derived 1 type dating c.AD 620-50, minted in south-east England. Ref: Metcalf 1993: 28-30, cf. pl 1 no 12; Naismith 2017: 52-3; Gannon 2013: 90-1. Date: Early Medieval Diameter: 11.72 mm Weight: 1.29 g
Created on: Wednesday 15th May 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 11th June 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stockton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-7A24B0
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A gold early-Medieval tremissis of anonymous ruler dating to the period c.AD 580-670. Minted at Beauvais by Aigoaldus. Obverse: 'B[A?]LLOACVS', Diademed and bust in right, Reverse: AIGO[A?]LDVS. Long cross on globe on steps, a pellet in each lower quarter. Measurements: 11.8mm in diameter, 1.2g in weight.
Created on: Tuesday 12th March 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 12th March 2019
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Record ID: OXON-48CF79
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A gold early medieval shilling (or thrymsa) dating to the period AD 640-660. 'Two emperors' type, mint in Kent. Obverse: pearl diademed cuirassed bust right; pseudo-legend around. Reverse: bust of angel or Victory with wings above two facing heads (emperors), circular ornament below representing the globe in the prototype (Metcalf 79-80; N.20; S.767)
Created on: Tuesday 8th January 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 8th January 2019
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Record ID: DUR-9B060B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A very fine Early Medieval gold Merovingian tremissis of the 'National gold' series dating to c. AD 580-670. Unidentified mint and moneyer, possibly Frisian. The obverse depicts a bust facing left, crude in style, wearing a diadem and with stylised drapery. There is a partial linear border to the left. A large 'A' behind the head is a feature of some early sceattas. The reverse shows a Latin cross within a wreath-like border but no circumferential border is visible. The coin has strong similarities in its design to Crondall tremissis 20 although this coin has the 'inscription' on the…
Created on: Wednesday 31st October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 8th May 2019
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: KENT-585A3A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Description: A modified gold pseudo-imperial tremissis of Anonymous issuer, minted at Arvernus by the moneyer Ursio likely dating c.AD 570-670. Obverse: Rosette diademed bust right, with detached lozenge diadem tie behind and detached rosette above. Legend: 'ARVER' retrograde. Reverse: Schematic Victory advancing right holding wreath and globus cruciger (cross on globe). Legend: 'O+SOI', 'VR[S]IO' in exergue. The reverse also has a large glob of added gold over much of the central design, possibly from another coin. Likely intended to increase the weight of an underweight issue. Meas…
Created on: Thursday 16th August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 25th April 2019
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Record ID: SUR-40F667
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Windsor and Maidenhead
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An early-medieval gold tremissis Merovingian of the 'National coinage' (c.AD580 - 670) dating to the period cAD580 - 610. Obverse: diademed bust right, with a legend possibly corresponding to a town's name, possibly IERILIA(NIS) or CERILIA(NIS). Reverse: seated figure, possibly derived from Roma, left, holding victory. Legend corresponds to a moneyer, possibly (M)OTENC(I). Ref: Prou 1892: p. 395, nos 1910-1, 1912; /pl.XXVII nos 22-3 RVN in exergue, possibly corresponding to an unidentifed mint in the civitas Rutenorum (Rodez), South-Central France.
Created on: Wednesday 15th August 2018
Last updated: Friday 5th April 2019
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Record ID: NLM-025A46
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An early-medieval gold tremissis of Merovingian 'National Series' (584-750) issued by an unknown ruler, c.590-670, possibly mint: Cologne, moneyer: Gaucemare. Obverse description: Degenerate diademed bust right; this reporter sees a large L-shaped stroke for the nose, with thick lips below and a large eye immediately left of the nose. Three pellets lower left may be the lace of the diadem. Legends below are offered on a 'looks like' basis, and this reporter would cheerfully defer to a better qualified authority. Obverse inscription: GAVCVM>R[ ] Reverse description: Central cross…
Created on: Tuesday 31st July 2018
Last updated: Monday 29th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stapleton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-B66422
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold Psuedo-Imperial tremissis of Anastasius I (AD 491-518). Obverse: D N ANASTA-SIVS P F AVC, Diademed and cuirassed bust in paludamentum right, diadem tie disconnected from diadem, star above head. Reverse: VICTORIA AVGVSTORVII, Victory walking right looking left holding wreath and globe cruciger. Mintmark: - *//COIIOƆ. This is probably a Pseudo-Imperial issue from unclear mint, for the official issue of Anastasius from Constantinople cf. MIBE, p.84, no. 12. Measurements: 15.2mm in diameter, 1.06mm thick and 1.39g in weight.
Created on: Tuesday 3rd July 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd July 2018
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Record ID: SF-5B8AD9
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A gold contemporary copy of a Merovingian tremissis struck by the moneyer Dutta at Quentovic, dating c. 600-675 AD. Obverse: stylised bust right, +VICCO. Reverse: cross on steps, VVCTA MON (garbled form of Dutta). See Lafaurie 1996, nos. 62-66bb for prototypes. C.f also official issues on the PAS database, e.g, SF-F3F683. This coin has been recorded on the EMC as 2018.0135.
Created on: Tuesday 17th April 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 17th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Yaxley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HAMP-38D124
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An early-medieval gold tremissis of the Merovingian 'National Coinage' (c.580-670), mint: Canac, Rodez (France). Die axis = 2
Created on: Tuesday 3rd April 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 10th April 2018
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Record ID: SF-38BBE1
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An Early-Medieval pale gold Merovingian tremisses of uncertain anonymous ruler, dating to the period AD 600-675. Anglus moneyer. Issued at Quentovic. Cf. SF-F3F683, different moneyer, in PAS database. Belfort no. 4965, Prou no. 1130. EMC 2018.0116
Created on: Tuesday 3rd April 2018
Last updated: Monday 9th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Eyke', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-3862E5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) pale gold shilling of the Wheel Type, dating to the period c. AD 660-675. Ruler, mint and moneyer unknown. As Abramson (2017, p. 204, fig. 7.c) Cf. SF-0C182A in PAS database. EMC 2016.0143
Created on: Tuesday 3rd April 2018
Last updated: Monday 9th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Eyke', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-BDF44E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A hardly worn Early-Meideval gold tremissis of 'national civic' series origininating in Northern Frankia (modern France/Belguim), possibly minted at Silvanectis (Senlis, France) by the moneyer 'BABBA' or 'BVBBA', c. AD600. Obverse: A degraded pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust, facing right. Inscription: "BABBA" (Retrograde) or 'BVBBA' Reverse: Globe and Cross. Incription: 'SILVATACAN' (starting at 6 o'clock) Measurements: Weight: 1.34g, Diameter 13.67mm, Thickness: 0.88mm Discussion: An almost identical coin to this example exists in the collection of the Bibliotheque Natio…
Created on: Friday 16th March 2018
Last updated: Thursday 16th August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Chislet', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BH-E9C0E3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A early-medieval gold shilling (or thrymsa) dating to the period AD 655-c.675. 'Two emperors' type, mint in Kent. Obverse: pearl diademed cuirassed bust right; pseudo-legend around. Reverse: bust of angel or Victory with wings above two facing heads (emperors), circular ornament below representing the globe in the prototype (Metcalf 79-80; N.20; S.767)
Created on: Tuesday 6th March 2018
Last updated: Friday 25th January 2019
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Record ID: SF-421DCA
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An early-medieval pale gold Anglo-Saxon shilling (thrymsa) of the 'Crispus' type (Sutherland type II.iii: Roman, Crispus/delaionia) dating c. 645-665/70. Ref: Naismith 2017: 55-6, pl.1 no.12; Gannon 2013: 93, pl.2 no.21. Obverse: helmeted and cuirassed bust right, CBIPVS[...]OB CAES. Reverse: crude wreath enclosing a cross on a base, limbs terminating in pellets-in-annulets, two crosses in the lower quarters, partly runic and latin inscription, delaiona CAES (the latter retrograde).
Created on: Monday 26th February 2018
Last updated: Friday 5th April 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Darsham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-A84316
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete gold Early-Medieval Merovingian pseudo-Imperial tremissis of King Gundomar, struck in name of Justinian I, dating to the period AD 524-535. Obverse: DN IVSIVIIIANVS P P A, Diademed and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: ICTORIA AAVGGG(?A), Victory walking right looking left holding wreath and globe cruciger. Mintmark: G/*//CONO(?B) Martin Allen has liaised with Dr Arent Pol, who comments (pers. com.): 'This is indeed a tremissis of the Burgundian kingdom, struck in the name of emperor Justinian under king Gundomar, 524-535, as can be seen from the letter G in the field on th…
Created on: Wednesday 20th December 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 24th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Woodbridge', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BM-EE0045
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold gold Early-Medieval pseudo-Imperial solidus of Justinian I (AD 527-565), dating to the period c.AD 527-565. Obverse: D N IVSTINI-ANVS P P NC, Helmeted and cuirassed bust facing, holding globe cruciger and shield. Reverse: VICTORI-A AVGGG, Angel standing facing holding chrismon topped staff and globe cruciger, a star to the right. Mintmark: - *//CONOC (C reversed) Diameter: 21mm; Weight: 4.43g. For the official prototype of Justinian from Constantinople cf. MIBE p.113, no. 7. This is probably a Merovingian pseudo-Imperial issue, cf. Belfort no. 5234passim.
Created on: Wednesday 29th November 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 13th December 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Louth Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-73964C
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Pale gold tremissis of the moneyer Ebromarus of uncertain Merovingian location, perhaps Amillis in the Seine-et-Marne region or Ampilly in the Cote d'Or, weight 1.39g, probably circa AD650-60
Created on: Monday 30th October 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 10th January 2018
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Record ID: BM-D2E88D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold Early-Medieval pseudo-Imperial tremissis of Justinian I (AD 527-565), dating to the period c.AD 527-565. Obverse: D N IVSTINI-ANVS P P AVC, Diademed and cuirassed bust in paludamentum right. Reverse: VICTORIA ACVSTORVI, Victory walking right looking left holding wreath and globe cruciger. Mintmark: - *//COM(OB) Diameter: 14mm. Weight: 1.48g. For the official prototype of Justinian from Constantinople cf. MIBE p.115, no. 19. This is probably a Merovingian pseudo-Imperial issue, cf. MEC I, pp. 464-465, pl. 18, nos. 356-357; Belfort cf. no. 5285.
Created on: Monday 4th September 2017
Last updated: Monday 4th September 2017
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: IOW-0B24C2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) gold tremissis of the Visigoths of Spain. Treasure case no. 2017 T545 (addenda to Treasure case no. 2016 T596; IOW-0B24C2). 2016 T596 appended to this report. Diameter: 12.4mm. Weight: 1.50g. DA=12:65 Details: No. Type Date W (g) Diam (mm) Die Axis Obverse Reverse Notes 1 [2016 T596-1] Merovingian tremissis from Neustria [Nantes] (Depeyrot 3-2E; MEC 460; Belfort 3094[1]) c. 560-585 AD 1.43 1…
Created on: Saturday 20th May 2017
Last updated: Sunday 17th June 2018
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Record ID: IOW-9C8803
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold Early-Medieval pseudo-Imperial tremissis, probably of Justinian I (AD 527-565), dating to the period c.AD 527-565. Obverse: D N IVST-INIANVS (A)V[], Diademed and cuirassed bust in paludamentum right. Reverse: VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM, Victory walking right looking left holding wreath and globe cruciger. Mintmark: - *//CONOB Diameter: 13.4mm. Weight: 1.39g. DA=12:6. For the official prototype of Justinian from Constantinople cf. MIBE p.115, no. 19. This is possibly an Ostrogothic pseudo-Imperial issue (cf.MEC I, p. 432, nos. 123-124), although cf. MEC I, p. 464, nos. 355-…
Created on: Monday 15th May 2017
Last updated: Monday 26th March 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-59659C
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Description: At face value, this is an unofficial copy of a gold Merovingian tremissis of a type originally minted in Dorestad between c.630 and c.650 by a moneyer named Madelinus. The obverse displays a right-facing bust with the legend RESTΛTFIT. The reverse is a stylised cross on steps, with a base and two rows of three pellets beneath. The reverse legends reads NΛVNI(LE[retrograde])△SN. It has a small circular neat piercing near to the edge of the flan directly above the reverse cross. The legends on both sides of the coin are blundered to a degree that is unusual in 'offici…
Created on: Monday 5th December 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd July 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Woodbridge', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-C6D398
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An early-medieval (late 6th to 7th century) gold Merovingian tremissis (c.580-670) minted at Quentovic (France) by Dagulfus (Prou 1122; Lafaurie 1996 Dagulfus type 2). Refs: Prou 1892: 246; Lafaurie 1996: 196-7.' Obv.: Left-facing diademed bust; inscription starts at 3 o'clock and is retrograde. Leg.: 'VVIC IN PO[N]TI[O]'. Rev.: Inscription around a central motif described by Prou as 'some kind of tree', Lafaurie as 'feuille de vesce' (vetch, a kind of plant group). Leg.: from 8 o'clock, 'DAFVLFVS MNT'. Measurements: 10.95mm diameter, 1.35mm thick and 1.40g in weight.
Created on: Monday 28th November 2016
Last updated: Monday 11th September 2017
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Record ID: YORYM-C7A068
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete early medieval Merovingian gold tremisis of the 'National' coinage dating to the late 6th or 7th century, c.AD 580 - 670, moneyer and mint uncertain.
Created on: Friday 4th November 2016
Last updated: Monday 11th September 2017
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: IOW-7D7783
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete Early-Medieval gold tremissis, attributed to the Visigoths in Gaul, imitating a Roman Imperial coin of the emperor Libius Severus (Severus III) (AD 461-465), dating to the period c. AD 461-470. Mintmark: -//[C]OMOB Obverse: D N SEVER-VS P F AVG, diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: VICTOR-IA AVGGG, Victory standing left holding long jewelled cross. Diameter: 13.7mm. Weight: 1.39g. DA=12:6. As RIC X p.460, no.3763.
Created on: Wednesday 19th October 2016
Last updated: Monday 24th October 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-3D60ED
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An Early-Medieval gold Merovingian tremissis of uncertain type, c.6th-7th centuries AD.
Created on: Monday 11th July 2016
Last updated: Friday 17th March 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Woodbridge', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-3D04B3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An Early-Medieval gold Merovingian tremissis of Javols (Lozere) (Gavalorum Civitas). Near identical to an example from the Sutton Hoo hoard (Bruce-Mitford, 1975: p. 642, no. 35), c.600-615 AD. EMC 2015.0158 BNJ Coin Register 2016, no. 46.
Created on: Monday 11th July 2016
Last updated: Friday 12th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Woodbridge', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-E1C167
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Early Medieval gold Tremissis/shilling, 12mm in diameter 1.21 grams. Mint and moneyer unknown, Sutherland II.v: Two emperors type dating to c. AD 650-670, pierced for suspension. Coins of this type cannot be firmly attributed to a particular Anglo-Saxon kingdom as, although they have in the past been attributed to the kingdom of Kent, distribution of finds could also support an East Anglian origin
Created on: Thursday 7th July 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 11th July 2018
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Record ID: NMS-281204
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold tremissis of Quentovic, moneyer Dutta, obverse VVICCO FIT, diademed bust right, reverse DVTTA mONET, Cross on steps, diameter 14mm, weight 1.34g, Prou 1125/1126, of quite a pale gold suggesting a date in the first half of the 7th century
Created on: Tuesday 28th June 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 17th April 2018
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Record ID: BERK-112F63
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An early-medieval (late 6th or 7th century) gold Merovingian tremissis of the 'National Coinage' (c.587-670), mint: Antebrinnacum (Ambernac, France), moneyer: Levdenus (Belfort 216). ref: Belfort 1892: 66. The coin is struck off centre.
Created on: Friday 15th April 2016
Last updated: Monday 11th September 2017
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: SF-0C182A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete gold early medieval early continental tremissis (uncertain type) of uncertain anonymous ruler, dating to the period AD 580-675. Mint and moneyer unknown. The obverse die is the same as another found in the parish of Coddenham in 2003 (EMC 2003.0219). Newman and Blackburn (BNJ 004, Coin Register 2003, no. 62) argued that this is probably an East Anglian coinage.
Created on: Friday 15th April 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 22nd November 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Akenham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-DEDC91
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A 7th-century early-medieval pale gold shilling (or thrymsa) probably minted in Kent, Post-Crondall phase (c.650-675), Concordia/'clasped hands' type (Sutherland type II.i; North 16). Ref: Metcalf 1993: 46-7; Gannon 2013: 92-3.
Created on: Friday 12th February 2016
Last updated: Monday 11th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'East Grafton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-36855A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An early-medieval gold tremissis of an anonymous 7th century ruler, c.600-750?AD, of North type 20. Two emperors type probably dating c.655-675. As Metcalf 79-80. Obverse: Bust right wearing a pearled diadem and cuirass indicated by dots, legend mostly unclear or nonsense followed possiby by TIE. Reverse: No legend. Stylized figure of Victory enfolding the heads of two small busts. Very pale gold, almost silver in colour. This coin is in very good condition. Measurments: 12.48mm in diameter, 1.43mm thick and 1.26g in weight.
Created on: Thursday 4th February 2016
Last updated: Thursday 16th August 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-504283
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: York
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An Anglo-Saxon gold shilling of the 'York' group, type C. The coin is one of 19 known examples of the 'York' group of Gold Shillings. These were struck in the first half of the seventh century, the first coinage ever made in the town of York. Until recently their attribution to a mint in York was uncertain but recent finds, which show a clear Yorkshire focus, have made this attribution very likely. This find from near York would further strengthen this pattern. It would also be the first coin found so close to the mint since the 1840s discoveries of several shillings in the centre …
Created on: Tuesday 12th January 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 9th February 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Fulford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: ESS-EE5CDD
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Pale gold Thrymsas 'Two Emperors' type, Anglo Saxon period, c.650-c.670. (ECM 1986.8667) Obverse depicts the bust of a ruler racing right. Two symbols that look like a backwards 't' and below that a 'Z' sit in front of the face on the right side. Two symbols sit behnd the bust on the left hand side, an 'S' and below that two lines. The bust is wearing a pearl diadem and cuirass, indicated by dots. Reverse depicts a stylized victory enfolding the heads of two smaller busts. A parallel is illustrated in Metcalf (1993, Plate 4, fig. 80) The coin weighs 1.17g, 12.42mm diameter
Created on: Monday 14th December 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 5th January 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-7D3B1D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Description: A gold mid 7th century Early Medieval coin; a shilling of the York Group (dating from c. AD 625-50), of Naylor and Allen variety D. North Vol 1, p.55, no.27. EMC number 2015.0127. The coin is 12.8mm diameter, 0.7mm thick and 0.73g. The obverse is worn, and there is a slight crack in the flan. Discussion: The coin is the same type as SWYOR-62B752 (EMC 2012.0025), and struck from the same pair of dies. The two coins were found around 400 metres apart in the same field, and are currently the only recorded examples of this variety within the York series, which is itself ra…
Created on: Friday 9th October 2015
Last updated: Friday 6th October 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Harrogate', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-DC15C9
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Description: A complete gold early medieval pierced Anglo-Frisian gold Solidus, dating to the period c.AD 825-850, imitating a Solidus of Louis the Pious (AD 814-840). Obverse: D(reverse)IIVIIIVDOIIIVIG (copying DN LVDOVICVS IMP AVG) Crude laureate, draped bust right with long vertical bar for nose, raised oval eye and blurred jawline. Struck slightly off-centre. Reverse: IIIIIVIIIIOIVIII (copying MVNVS DIVINVM) Suspended wreath containing a large cross pattée linked to wreath on vertical axis Dimensions: Diameter: 22.33mm, thickness: 1.84mm, weight: 3.81g The object contains a …
Created on: Wednesday 26th August 2015
Last updated: Thursday 5th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Barham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LIN-1C3528
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A late 6th- or 7th- century Merovingian gold tremissis, struck circa 590-670. Mint of Metz (METTI[S?]), moneyer uncertain. This coin is also recorded on the Early Medieval Coin Corpus as 2015.0131. The coin depicts a diademed bust right with the inscription METTI[S?]CI[V?]E[T?]I. The reverse depicts a version of a chi-rho with a v-shaped motif in one angle. The inscription is partially legible and reads ANSVO[ ]. Diameter 13mm, weight 1.24g. Cf Belfort 2953-60; Prou 937-943. Possibly a contemporary imitation.
Created on: Friday 5th June 2015
Last updated: Monday 11th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Horncastle', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LIN-0B3EEB
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold Merovingian tremissis of the Nietap type (from Frisia), dating to circa 630-40. The coin is small, circular, 6mm in diameter and 3mm thick. The rim of the flan is irregularly-shaped, showing irregular panels caused by the initial casting of the flan or by secondary hammering. The obverse bears the motif of a double cross, formed of a single vertical strokes with two crossing bars or, if viewed at 90 degrees, like an H with a single horizontal stroke and two vertical bars. The tips of each bar are expanded to form a sub-triangular terminal. Around this central double-cross motif…
Created on: Monday 11th May 2015
Last updated: Monday 21st March 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'South Lincolnshire', grid reference and parish protected.


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