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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1860,1114.53

  • Denomination

    • sceat
  • Description

    Silver coin.(obverse) Bust right, long neck and large eye; wreath ties straight. Schematic drapery. Inscription.
    (reverse) Animal (lion?) with curled, furry body, looking left. Long hind legs, and front limbs shown; paws detailed. Pointed ear and long tongue ending in pellets.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 710-730
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Type series

    • CARIP eclectic group (cf.BMC 32a)
  • Dimensions

    • Weight: 1.13 grammes
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        obverse
      • Inscription Content

        CAR IP
      • Inscription Comment

        CAR to right of bust; IP to left.
  • Bibliography

    • BMC Anglo-Saxon 1 152, p.17 bibliographic details
    • Metcalf 1993-94 401 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1860

  • Department

    Coins & Medals

  • Registration number

    1860,1114.53

  • C&M Catalogue number

    • BA1p17.152

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