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    • Ascribed culture: Frisian

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Record ID: HESH-1B967F
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Eardisland History and Heritage Group Eardisland Excavation 2013 Site Summary: Finds made during excavation of a single trench 16m x 1.25m across crop marks on cultivated land. Site number: RHYD 13 Context number:004 Description: A stone spindle whorl of Iron Age date (100 BC - 43AD). The spindle whorl is circular in plan with one edge being especially flattened There is a circular shaped hole set slightly off centre. It was made by drilling from each side. It is likely that this would have been done with a bow drill and sand, which acts as the abrasive. The cent…
Created on: Wednesday 3rd August 2016
Last updated: Friday 2nd June 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Eardisland', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUR-2ABC41
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An early-medieval silver sceat of Primary Phase Series E (variety G3), dating c. 700-10, minted in the Netherlands. Ref: Metcalf 1993: 216-8.
Created on: Monday 23rd May 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 29th June 2016
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: SUR-CEC160
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An early-medieval silver sceat of late Primary Phase Series D (type 8), minted in the Netherlands. c.700-15.
Created on: Thursday 31st March 2016
Last updated: Monday 18th April 2016
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Record ID: KENT-DC98F8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An early-medieval silver sceat of Secondary Phase Series E ('Porcupine' type), variety C-related. Probably minted in the Netherlands, c.720-50. Ref: Metcalf 1993: 196-242; Metcalf and Op den Velde 2009/10.
Created on: Thursday 21st May 2015
Last updated: Friday 26th June 2015
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Record ID: ESS-5D63D4
Object type: PENDANT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An Early Medieval gold tremissis of Madelinus type imitating the coins minted in Dorestad by the moneyer Madelinus, dating AD 625-675. The coin has been converted into a pendant. Ref: Grierson and Blackburn 1986: nos 493-5; Pol 2010. The obverse depicts a bust in profile, facing right. The inscription reads DRESTATFIT [Made in Dorestad]. The reverse depicts a cross with six pellets beneath. The inscription reads MADELIHVSH. A strip of gold has been attached, folded over the edge of the coin, to form a suspension loop. A narrower strip of gold has been attached running down the cent…
Created on: Friday 15th May 2015
Last updated: Friday 13th May 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Mersea Island', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-196081
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver coin. Porcupine sceat of Series E, sub group 10, cf Frankener variety B for obverse, issue of 710-765, possibly E 150. Obverse description: Quilled crescent enclosing three bars, V shape at edge and pellet. Reverse description: Standard with TOOT and two saltires; a line of three pellets outside standard on opposite sides, the third [visible] side with four short bars. Diameter: 11.5mm, Weight: 1.08gms, die axis; probably 6
Created on: Tuesday 24th March 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 25th March 2015
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Record ID: WAW-E07098
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Early Medieval coin: silver sceat of an unknown Frisian mint and ruler of Primary Phase Series D (Type 2c) dating c.700-15; North Nos. 168-169. The coin is heavily encrusted.
Created on: Monday 8th September 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 28th April 2015
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Record ID: BH-29435C
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An Early-Medieval silver Continental sceat of Series D (type 2c) (Abramson 2006: 97 - 98), minted in the Netherlands, c. 700 - c. 715. Diameter: 10.9mm; thickness: 1.8mm. Weight: 0.9g.
Created on: Tuesday 1st July 2014
Last updated: Thursday 3rd July 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Great and Little Chishill', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-544717
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver Coin. Sceat, Porcupine Sceat Series E, E140, secondary Frisian series of 710-765. Obverse description: Curl separating nine or ten pellet ended quills from four pellet ended bars. An annulet appears at upper (as illustrated) end of curl. Reverse description: TOT Standard with a bar projecting from the middle of each side of the standard; one bar has a cross bar just at edge of flan. Diameter: 11.4mm, Weight: 1.00gms, die axis: possibly 6.
Created on: Friday 28th March 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 2nd April 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'North Lincolnshire', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: ESS-8DB9E4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold-plated, copper-alloy coin of Early Medieval date; Frisian copy of a gold solidus of Louis the Pious, king of the (Carolingian) Franks (AD 814-840).
Created on: Wednesday 31st July 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 17th September 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Lawford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-B66184
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver Coin. Sceat, cf Continental Series A Abramson's reference E110, suggested Frisian issue of 710-765 Obverse description: Quilled crescent coiled right enclosing four bars, the left end one with an angled bar attached; an extra pellet occurs between bars and crescent. Reverse description: Beaded Standard, listed as 'degenerate' by Abramson 2006 but here neatly defined with a cross pommee in each corner and a void central annulet (cf. Metcalfe's Series E motif F); angular figures occur outside the beaded edge but do not form crosses. Diameter: 11.9mm, Weight: 0.92gms, die…
Created on: Tuesday 21st May 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd July 2013
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Record ID: LON-9FCA32
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An Early Medieval (Frisian) silver sceat dating to AD695-740. Series D type 2c. This coin is from the mint at Domburg in the Netherlands and is associated with the Frisian culture. The obverse depicts a crude bust facing right with a beaded crown, though this type would also have a triangular design above to imitate a radiate crown. There are the runic letters APA to the right of the bust with other lettering, possibly OV[---] to the left. The reverse depicts a cross pomee with pellets in each quarter. The inscription running round the edge of the coin is not very clear. There would h…
Created on: Monday 20th May 2013
Last updated: Monday 9th December 2013
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Record ID: SUR-5A8EE3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Medway
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A slightly worn silver Early Medieval sceat, Series E (subtype VICO 1). c.700-10. The obverse depicts a head with four linear bars, whilst the reverse is a standard depicting possible letters 'VIC' around an annulet.
Created on: Thursday 3rd January 2013
Last updated: Monday 14th January 2013
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Record ID: YORYM-09F1C2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An early medieval silver sceat, Series E, variety G1, quilled "insect" with pellet eye, AD695-715/20, minted in the Netherlands. Abramson, p.88, no.E215.
Created on: Thursday 6th December 2012
Last updated: Thursday 13th December 2012
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Record ID: SUR-DF04A7
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A early medieval silver Continental Intermediate phase sceat, Series D (type 2c), c. AD700-715, minted in the Netherlands.
Created on: Tuesday 4th December 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 4th December 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-103AA1
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An early medieval silver coin; a sceat. Series E (AD 690 - 760), uncertain subtype. The obverse has a crescent with a pellet towards the right hand end of it, with pelleted crescents parallel above and below it and quilled lines above the top pelleted line extending from bottom right to top left. Below the design are three conjoined parallel lines, with pellets at their joints. It is similar to Abramson, Frankener type F (p. 92), but is composite of those types. The reverse is a standard enclosing a central annulet, surrounding the annulet is a circle of pellets, then a square of …
Created on: Monday 12th November 2012
Last updated: Monday 19th November 2012
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Record ID: SOM-7B0E97
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An Early Medieval silver sceat, Series E, Metcalf Variety C-related / Metcalf and Op den Velde sub-variety h, c.AD 710-750. The coin belongs to the highly varied Secondary phase of Series E production, and this coin is most akin to Metcalf and Op den Velde nos. 2088-2092. The obverse depicts a quilled crescent with a triangular head. There are two pellets on the crescent above the triangular head. Between the head and the crescent is a saltire and below this on the edge of the flan is an annulet.
Created on: Monday 5th November 2012
Last updated: Thursday 8th November 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Frampton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUR-1CF184
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An early medieval silver sceat, Series E (Secondary type), c.720-40, probably minted in the Netherlands. The obverse design belongs to Metcalf's variety C, although the obverse is different. Examples of the same obverse/reverse combination are listed in Metcalf and Op den Velde's sub-variety e (based on Variety C), especially numbers 1761-8. Ref: Metcalf, D M and Op Den Velde, W 2009-10 'The Monetary Economy of the Netherlands, c. 690-c. 760, and the trade with England: a study of the 'Porcupine' sceattas of Series E', Jaarboek voor Munt- en Penningkunde vols 96-7.
Created on: Tuesday 25th September 2012
Last updated: Friday 2nd November 2012
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Record ID: SF-7808A5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver Anglo-Saxon continental series sceatta from Domburg in Frisia. Series D Type 2c, c.700-715 AD. As Metcalf, 1993: pp. 184-189, nos. 158-170; Abramson, 2006: nos. D200, D270.
Created on: Wednesday 5th September 2012
Last updated: Thursday 4th October 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bramford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NCL-E20123
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An early medieval silver sceat, series E (Metcalf variety A), dating 700-750, minted in the Netherlands.
Created on: Tuesday 5th June 2012
Last updated: Monday 2nd July 2012
Spatial data recorded.


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