Saxon Sceat Series G type 3a

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Saxon Sceat Series G type 3a

Post by dep1699 » Sun Nov 04, 2018 6:10 pm

Found this one on cultivated field. It was 5 ,. 10 cm down. Deus hot reactivity 2.5 29khz.
The scale lines are mm.
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Re: Is that a Celtic coin?

Post by Allectus » Sun Nov 04, 2018 6:11 pm

Saxon Sceat. ::g

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Re: Is that a Celtic coin?

Post by Oxgirl36 » Sun Nov 04, 2018 6:12 pm

Looks rather like a sceat.

Heres some examples https://www.coinarchives.com/w/results. ... esults=100
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Re: Is that a Celtic coin?

Post by dep1699 » Sun Nov 04, 2018 6:14 pm

Thank you and forgive once again my ignorance.

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Re: Is that a Celtic coin?

Post by Bargeman » Sun Nov 04, 2018 6:18 pm

Well found, I would love to find a Saxon coin ::g :D



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Re: Is that a Celtic coin?

Post by Me and my boy » Sun Nov 04, 2018 6:18 pm

Oxgirl36 wrote:
Sun Nov 04, 2018 6:12 pm
Looks rather like a sceat.

Heres some examples https://www.coinarchives.com/w/results. ... esults=100
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Re: Is that a Celtic coin?

Post by Allectus » Sun Nov 04, 2018 6:27 pm

The obverse favours BIII, I can't work the reverse out though?


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Re: Is that a Celtic coin?

Post by Oxgirl36 » Sun Nov 04, 2018 6:33 pm

This is the nearest i can find. I think the obverse is upside down?

https://www.cgb.fr/anglo-saxons-sceat-a ... 052,a.html

Edit - another example (series j)

https://auction.catawiki.com/kavels/449 ... ss-reverse
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Re: Is that a Celtic coin?

Post by dep1699 » Tue Nov 06, 2018 7:06 pm

Allectus wrote:
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The obverse favours BIII, I can't work the reverse out though?


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I should know witch one is the obverse, but I actually don't. I don't know if what I see is a portrait or actually not.

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Re: Is that a Celtic coin?

Post by dep1699 » Tue Nov 06, 2018 7:07 pm

Me and my boy wrote:
Sun Nov 04, 2018 6:18 pm
Oxgirl36 wrote:
Sun Nov 04, 2018 6:12 pm
Looks rather like a sceat.

Heres some examples https://www.coinarchives.com/w/results. ... esults=100
Beaten by Allectus by a minute. I think he’s got a snipper app 😃

Ps nice coin well done. They don’t come up that often
Sadly in poor conditions :-(

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Re: Is that a Celtic coin?

Post by bryan162 » Tue Nov 06, 2018 7:16 pm

nice coin still waiting for one ::g

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Re: Is that a Celtic coin?

Post by Oxgirl36 » Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:12 pm

Does this help anyone?
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Not sure it does but I think it might be this way up :-/
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It's a saxon sceat and here are two nicer pictures

Post by dep1699 » Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:19 pm

This coin is now with the FLO, I hope she will tell me more about it.
I didn't found any real matching online, I was wondering if you have ever seen anything like this. I know that it's very worn and it could match with many sanxons. I am not even quite sure if it's silver or copper alloy.
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Re: Is that a Celtic coin?...No, it's a Saxon Sceat

Post by Stillburning » Thu Nov 08, 2018 7:13 am

Martin Allen at the EMC will give you a definitive ID, and get your find added .......

https://emc.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/contact.php
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Re: Is that a Celtic coin?...No, it's a Saxon Sceat

Post by Allectus » Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:08 am

A base silver contemporary imitation. ::g

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Re: Is that a Celtic coin?...No, it's a Saxon Sceat

Post by dep1699 » Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:05 am

Allectus wrote:
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A base silver contemporary imitation. ::g

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That's also the first guess of the FLO!

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Re: Is that a Celtic coin?...No, it's a Saxon Sceat

Post by dep1699 » Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:15 pm

Stillburning wrote:
Thu Nov 08, 2018 7:13 am
Martin Allen at the EMC will give you a definitive ID, and get your find added .......

https://emc.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/contact.php
Hi Thank you very much for sharing this link.
As you said he sent me the answer (and even recorded it on EMC database) in minutes.
Here is the answer

This is a coin of Series G (Type 3a). Here is a link the EMC/SCBI website, where you can see a large number of coins of this type by selecting 'Series G (Type 3a)' under 'Type': https://emc.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/advanced_search.

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Re: Saxon Sceat Series G type 3a

Post by Allectus » Sat Nov 10, 2018 9:11 pm

That's not a Series G bust. Nothing like one! x;


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Re: Saxon Sceat Series G type 3a

Post by Oxgirl36 » Sat Nov 10, 2018 9:13 pm

Allectus wrote:
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That's not a Series G bust. Nothing like one! x;


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Honestly I’m glad you said that cause I wasn’t seeing it either ::g
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Re: Saxon Sceat Series G type 3a

Post by Allectus » Sat Nov 10, 2018 9:19 pm

Allectus wrote:
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That's not a Series G bust. Nothing like one! x;


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The reverse slightly resembles G3 but, looks more like a blundered copy. ::g


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Re: Saxon Sceat Series G type 3a

Post by Allectus » Sat Nov 10, 2018 9:24 pm

Here's G3a...

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Re: Saxon Sceat Series G type 3a

Post by dep1699 » Sat Nov 10, 2018 9:33 pm

I can agree with all of you, I was just reporting what I have been told by the museum curator.

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