The Tony Abramson Collection of Dark Age Coinage - Part I (conducted behind closed doors)

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The Tony Abramson Collection of Dark Age Coinage - Part I (conducted behind closed doors)

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Tony's name will loom large amongst the numismatic fraternity, particularly amongst those for whom the Sceatta series is their collecting home. With Tony's long standing connection with Spink through its publication division, and to many more of our readership through his many familiar titles, it gives the Coin Department the rich and distinct pleasure to now bring Tony's astonishing cabinet of over 1,200 coins to market, and further inspire the next generation of connoisseurs, numismatists and investors throughout 2021.

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Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, "Fledgling", type 33, Style A, wolf or lion head right, prominent mane behind, pointed ear above, serpent-tongue curling below, serrated border, rev. eagle running right, large claws below, carrying fish in mouth, trefoil tail in triquetra above, beaded border, with vestige of double border at top, 1.10g, 180° (SL 44-10 plate coin; SCBI 69, 452 this coin; Abramson, 2008, Fig. 9; and, 2012b, plate; Gannon, 2003, Fig. 4.66; 2008, Fig 6; Spink 832 plate coin), a magnificent coin, beautifully centred and of the highest artistic prowess, toned...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, "Fledgling", type 33, Style A, wolf or lion head right, prominent mane behind, pointed ear above, serpent-tongue curling below, serrated border, rev. Eagle running right, large claws below, carrying fish in mouth, trefoil tail in triquetra above, beaded border, with vestiges of double border at top, 0.99g, 180° (SL 44-10; SCBI 69, 453 this coin; Spink 832), some delamination above Eagle otherwise as enticing as the last, extremely fine, toned and equally rareprovenanceAcquired privately from finder, March 2008~ Found at White Colne, near...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, 'Saroaldo' Group, type 11, neatly modelled bust right with braided hair, diadem across forehead, lentoid eye, and crescent ear, pointed nose and pellet lips, cross pattée before, SA[R]OALDO surrounds, rev. FIT | VR in beaded standard, central pellet, recumbent S above, beaded T right, I below, tufa left enclosing pellet, 1.13g, 315° (cf. SL 12-10; SCBI 69, 136; T&S pp. 147-51, 151-4; Gannon 49, 128, 172, no. 114, 174, 177, no. 142 and 143, 184 no. 22, 185, and Fig. 4.31; EMC 1995.0091, same dies; Spink 784) a recent edge break subsequently...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, 'Saroaldo' Group, type 11, disintegrated bust right with diadem low on forehead, saltire cross before, eye and nose in square, pellet lips, annulet before, crescent ear, ladder collar, rev. FIT | VR in beaded standard, central pellet, recumbent S above, tufa left enclosing two pellets, 1.19g, 90° (SL 7-20; SCBI 69, 137 this coin; T&S pp. 147-51, 151-4; Gannon 49, 128, 172, no. 114, 174, 177, no. 142 and 143, 184; no. 22, 185, and Fig. 4.31; Spink 784), the obverse neatly centred, the reverse less so, otherwise good very fine, extremely rare...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, 'Saroaldo' Group, type 11, disintegrated diademed bust right, pyramidical beaded neck with elongated collar, cross above and before, rev. + SAROALDI

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, 'Saroaldo' Group, type 11, disintegrated diademed bust right, pyramidical beaded neck, with elongated beaded collar, cross above, annulet before, rev. legend around cross pommée in beaded, diamond standard with trefoil of pellet in each quadrant, cross above, 1.10g (SL 7-40; SCBI 69, 141 this coin; T&S pp. 147-51, 151-4; Gannon 49, 128, 172, no. 114, 174, 177, no. 142 and 143, 184 no. 22, 185, and Fig. 4.31; North 44; Spink 784 plate coin), toned, almost extremely fine with a powerfully rendered portrait, scarceprovenanceAcquired privately...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, 'Vernus' Group 1g, type 91, radiate head right, VERNVS surrounds, rev. degenerate votive beaded standard, tufa above, V left, cross below, 1.23g, 270° (SL 6-10; SCBI 69, 126 this coin; T&S pp. 140-6, 146-50; North 17; Spink 783), a full legend reading on a well-centred flan, about very fine, but very rare as suchprovenanceM Vosper, January 2008Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, 'Vernus' Group 1f, type 91, diademed head with pellet outline, VER[NVS] surrounds, rev. beaded votive standard, crosses at sides, 1.10g, 0° (SL 6-20; SCBI 69, 127 this coin; T&S pp. 140-6, 146-50. Gannon 48, no. 173, 172, no. 114, 174, 180, 184, no. 22, and Fig. 2.37a; North 17; Spink 783 plate coin), on a tight and toned flan, otherwise a really good very fine, scarceprovenanceT Owen, April 1997T Webb-Ware collectionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, 'Vernus' Group 1c, type 91, diademed head right with 'porcupine' hair, cross before, rev. beaded standard containing four lines and two pellets around central pellet in annulet, vestigial tufa above, pellets at side, 1.20g, 0° (SL 6-25; SCBI 69, 130; T&S pp. 140-6, 146-50; Gannon 48, no. 173, 172, no. 114, 174, 180, 184, no. 22, and Fig. 2.37a; North 17; Spink 783), some porosity, otherwise good very fine and scarceprovenanceM Vosper, April 2004~ Found at Watton (Norfolk) ~ [EMC 2004.0074 = BNJ Coin Register 2005, no. 102]Subject to 20% VAT...

Anglo-Saxon England, Crondall Types (620-645), Gold Shilling, 'Substantive Gold' Phase, 'Crondall Cross' type, cross ancrée on step with annulets in lower quarters, rev. cross moline, annulets between limbs, 1.30g (ASGC 15-16, Crondall 39-43; T&S 18-22, pp. 30; CMM 13184; Spink 759), some striking flatness and evidently struck with rusty dies, otherwise about very fine, very rareprovenanceAcquired privately from finder, June 2019~ Found by Ray Garside, Thrapston (Northamptonshire), 23 February 2015 ~ [UKDFD 47568]Five specimens of this anepigraphic type were found in the Crondall hoard (Hants,...

Anglo-Saxon England, Crondall Types (c. 630-650), Gold Shilling, 'Substantive Gold' Phase, London derived, crude bust right, with large features and hair swept back, striated halo forms border, rev. +ZUOONUUPLUV^. blundered legends, cross in beaded circle, 1.26g, 270° (SCBI 69, 1 this coin; T&S 22-31, pp. 41 and 59-60; A&W xi; Gannon 30, Figs. 2.9a and c, and 5.5g; North 22; Spink 754), a most attractive and provocative example of Anglo-Saxon portraiture, a small scuff on cheek and trace double-striking to reverse, otherwise good very fine, extremely rare, a truly superb centrepiece and the fi...

Anglo-Saxon England, Kent, Eadbald (616-640), Gold Shilling (73% AV), 'Substantive Gold' Phase, struck AD 620-635, London, AVDV[ARLD RE]GES, the S inverted, diademed and draped bust right, cross before, rev. crucifix on globe within beaded border, 1.28g (SCBI 69 -; Dies A/c; Sutherland VI.1, no. 78; Metcalf 50; A&W xv; BNJ 89, North 29; Spink 758), obverse double-struck on a mildly concave and oversized flan and a slight contact mark to reverse at 6 o'clock, nevertheless a most attractive specimen, virtually as struck, the eighth presently known, extremely rare, and a coin of the utmost histor...

Anglo-Saxon England, Bishop of York, Paulinus (625-633 / † 10 October 644), Gold Shilling (58% AV), 'Ultra Crondall', York Group, Inscriptional type, face over segmented wall, bifurcated cross forms features, teardrops, cross pattée either side, rev. PVOHENVT ED: [PAVLINVS EP(ISCOPVS)], letters retrograde and inverted, central cross pattée in beaded circle, 1.29g, 320° (SCBI 69, 5 this coin; BNJ 2019, pp. 1-18; T&S pp. 50-51, 76; A&W type V, xxi; Gannon, pp. 27-28, 62, 88, 172 nos. 111, 185 and no. 30, Fig. 2.4; cf. North 27; Spink 763), the reverse off-struck, nevertheless a handsomely bold s...

Anglo-Saxon England, Kent, Anonymous Early Christian Issues, temp. Eorcenberht (c. 620-655), Gold Shilling, Crondall Types, 'Witmen' Series, large diademed and cuirassed bust right, with three-wreath ties, crescent-shaped ear, trident on stand before, linear collar with four pellets, rev. [WITMEN] MOT^U (MONITA), bifurcated short cross in beaded circle, 1.27g, 270°[?] (SCBI 69, 3 this coin; Sutherland IV.ii; T&S 1-21, pp. 57-59; A&W xiii; Gannon, pp. 47 and 55, nos. 213 and 214, and pp. 72-3, 159, 167, Figs. 2.33, 2.70, 5.3a, and 5.5f; North 26; Spink 753), somewhat waterworn, otherwise very f...

Anglo-Saxon England, Kent, Anonymous Early Christian Issues, temp. Eorcenberht (c. 620-655), Gold Shilling, 'Wuneetton' type, large crude bust right, with mane of hair and crescent-shaped ear, trident on stand before, linear collar with four pellets, rev. WVNO_TEEN, central cross potent in double beaded circle, 1.27g, 0°[?] (SCBI 69, 4 this coin; Abramson, 2012a, Fig 4; T&S pp. 59, 77; A&W xiv; Gannon: pp. 47, 73, Fig. 2.34; Spink 761), strucky with a rusty obverse die, otherwise handsomely centred, very fine, the reverse pleasingly so, rare and rather imposingprovenanceJ Philpotts, May 2010 ~...

Anglo-Saxon England, Post-Crondall Types (c. 655-675), Pale Gold Shilling, 'Oath-taking' type, in the Constantinian style, diademed, braided and cuirassed bust right with curved wreath ties, cross in open hand with slender arm before, rev. Lyre-shaped shield in double pellet border, two crosses below, three large and five small pellets in tufa above, hints of vestigial legend, 1.19g, 180° (SCBI 69, 9 this coin; Abramson, 2012a, Fig 12; T&S pp. 47-49; A&W xxiv; Marsden, Summer 2016, pp. 50-59; Gannon, pp. 62, 65, 73, 74, 165, 184 and no. 17, and Figs. 2.59, 2.71 and 2.72; North 17; Spink 766 pl...

Anglo-Saxon England, Post-Crondall Types (c. 655-675), Pale Gold Shilling, 'Two Emperors' type, in the style of a 4th Century Solidus, VAE | N, cuirassed bust right, with wearing concentric arc diadem, cross-on-step before, rev. Victory spreading wings over two seated emperors, 1.24g, 0° (SCBI 69, 13 this coin; Abramson, 2012a, Fig 13 and, 2012b, Fig 22a; T&S pp. 79-80; A&W xxvii; North 20; Spink 767 same dies as plate coin), minor flan striking splits, otherwise handsomely centred, a most captivating example of this issue, about extremely fine, rare and highly desirableprovenanceAcquired priv...

Anglo-Saxon England, Post-Crondall Types (c. 655-675), Pale Gold Shilling, 'Crispus' type, CBISPUS | DOB CHES, helmeted, cuirassed and draped Romanised bust right, with elaborate hair, rev. +DELAIONA [in runic] | CESIAN + retrograde, annulet cross with cross pattée either side, in double beaded circle, 1.28g, 0° (SCBI 69, 8 this coin; Abramson, 2012a, Fig 10; A&W xxvi.; Gannon, pp. 52-3, 5, no. 212, pp. 58, 159, 172, 180, 184 no. 17, and Figs. 2.42a, 5.4; North 18; Spink 764 plate coin), struck with a rusty obverse die, otherwise extremely fine or very near so, with a beautiful golden hue, ext...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Animal Mask Group, feline or fox head facing, body in left field with pellet outline, 2½ annulets in right field, 2 between ears and one between whiskers, rev. saltire pommée with central annulet quartering inner circle, with Ys in quadrants, 1.03g (SL 112-50 plate coin; SCBI 69, 822 this coin; T&S pp. 446-8, 354-6; Gannon 133, 134-5, 185, Fig. 4.39; Spink 829 plate coin) of solid fabric with attractive toning, a tad off-struck, otherwise good very fine, exceedingly rareprovenanceAcquired privately from finder, March 2008~ Found by D Youn...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Animal Mask Group, feline or fox head facing, body in left field with pellet outline, 3 annulets in right field, 2 between ears and one between whiskers, rev. saltire pommée with central annulet quartering inner circle, broken Ts in quadrants, 1.04g (SL 112-50; SCBI 69, 821 this coin; T&S pp. 446-8, 354-6; Gannon 133, 134-5, 185, Fig. 4.39; Spink 829), more porous and off-struck than the last, otherwise toned, about very fine, extremely rareprovenanceAcquired privately from finder, December 2007~ Found near Wetwang (East Yorkshire), Novem...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Animal Mask Group, feline or fox head facing, body in left field with pellet outline, 3 annulets in right field, 2 between ears and one between whiskers, rev. Seabird right, wings raised over back, feet splayed, trefoil tail, cross pommée before, double beaded border, 0.93g, 110° (SL 112-60 plate coin; Abramson, 2012b, plate; SCBI 69, 823 this coin; T&S pp. 446-8, 354-6; Gannon 133, 134-5, 185, Fig. 4.39; Spink 829 plate coin), some areas of deposit or delamination, and the reverse somewhat off-struck, otherwise toned, the central devices...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series R derivative, Annulet cross, variety P3c, Gepa, degenerate radiate bust right, crescent ear, narrowed eye and elongated nose, runic GEPA before, O^O behind, linear pyramid neck rests on curved exergual line, rev. annulet cross, pellet in each annulet, central boss, two pellets in each quarter, double beaded border, 1.07g (SCBI 69, 746 this coin; North -; Spink 834), dark tone, almost extremely fine and extremely rareprovenanceM Hollyfield, October 2016~ Found at Melbourne (Cambridgeshire) ~Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series R derivative, Annulet cross, variety P3c, Gepa, degenerate radiate bust right, runic Gepa before, ^ and row of three pellets behind, linear pyramid neck rests on curved exergual line, rev. annulet cross with central pellet-in-annulet within double beaded border, field filled with pellets like night sky, 1.00g (SCBI 69, 745 this coin; Metcalf 510; North -; Spink 834 plate coin), some roughness, otherwise a bold very fine, extremely rareprovenanceGranta Coins, December 2001 ~ Reportedly found in Ipswich (Suffolk) ~ [BNJ Coin Register...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series X derivative, Annulet cross, variety P3e, Hamwic 124, type 81, 'Wodan' head facing, with radiant hair and beard, saltire pommée either side, rev. annulet cross, pellets in annulets, trefoils in angles, double beaded border with vestigial legend, 1.06g (SL 14-60; SCBI 69, 752 this coin; T&S pp. 292; MEC 8 Series FBd; Stewartby I, 52; North 170var.; Spink 834), rougher surfaces, otherwise very fine, extremely rareprovenanceJ Philpotts, January 2013~ Found at Warminster (Wiltshire) ~The Ennismore example was sold through this house (1...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series K/R mule, 'Wolf serpent' / Annulet cross, variety P3f, coiled serpent right, extended and bifurcated tongue, two small pellets above head, ear behind, beaded body and border, rev. standard enclosing saltire with annulet limbs, line of three pellets on each side, dash-beaded standard and border, 1.00g (SL 14-90; Rigold & Metcalf, BNJ 47 (1977), pl. II, no. 26 this coin; Abramson, 2012b; SCBI 69, 754 this coin; T&S pp. 449-50, 357-58; cf. North 58; Spink 834 plate coin), good very fine, extremely rareprovenanceT Webb-Ware, December 1...

Iron Age, Southern Germania, Boii, Gold 'Regenbogenschusselchen' or 'Rolltier' Stater, rainbow over pile of gold, rev. coiled serpent, left, 7.56g (Tour 9421; Nash 154; T&S pp. 384), good very fine, extremely rareprovenanceM Vosper, April 2004Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, C ARIP variety, diademed and draped bust right, almond-shaped eye, C ARIP around, rev. coiled and feathered serpent clockwise, extending barbed tongue, 1.05g, 180° (SL 26-20; T&S pp. 416-21, 336-40; Gannon 76, 87, 95, 98, 140, no. 231, 181, 189, no. 62, Figs. 3.19c, 3.22a, 4.48b; North 69; Spink 820), rougher surfaces to obverse, otherwise about very fine the reverse better, extremely rareprovenanceM Vosper, March 2019~ Found near Swaffham (Norfolk) ~Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditi...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, C ARIP variety, diademed and draped bust right, almond-shaped eye, UVN before, bejewelled drapery with rounded neckline, rev. standing figure looking right, head cowled in crescent boat, both hands holding long cross pommée right, foliage to left, 1.00g, 270° (SL 26-40; Abramson, 2008, Fig. 29; SCBI 69, 501 this coin; T&S pp. 416-21, 336-40; Gannon 76, 87, 95, 98, 140, no. 231, 181, 189, no. 62, and Figs. 3.19c, 3.22a, 4.48b; North 69; Spink 820), some verdigris and toning, otherwise a bolder very fine, extremely rareprovenanceK Chapman,...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, C ARIP variety, diademed and elaborately draped bust right, inwards +VIL before, rev. standing figure looking right, in planked crescent boat, both hands hold long cross pommée right, foliage to left, 0.94g, 180° (Abramson, 2012b, Fig 15b; SCBI 69, 504 this coin; T&S pp. 416-21, 336-40; Gannon 76, 87, 95, 98, 140, no. 231, 181, 189 no. 62, Fig. 3.19c, 3.22a, 4.48b; North 69; Spink 820), somewhat waterworn, a bolder fine or better, extremely rareprovenanceDNW 74b, 24 June 2007, lot 849Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more informa...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, C ARIP variety, 'Hwiccian' style, diademed and draped bust right, almond-shaped eye, SISCO before bust, rev. standing figure looking right, head cowled, wearing long tunic, holding long cross pommée either side, on groundline, 1.01g, 90° (SL 26-60; SCBI 69, 505 this coin; T&S pp. 416-21, 336-40; Gannon 76, 87, 95, 98, 140 no. 231, 181, 189, no. 62, and Figs. 3.19c, 3.22a, 4.48b; North 69; Spink 820 plate coin), slight surface porosity, otherwise dark tone, very fine, extremely rareprovenanceLockdales, January 2007~ Found in Thetford (Norf...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, C ARIP variety, diademed and plain-folded draped bust right, almond-shaped eye, drapery curl and CV before, rev. standing figure looking right, head cowled, wearing long pleated tunic, holding long cross pommée either side, 1.02g, 0° (SL 26-65; SCBI 69, 506 this coin; T&S pp. 416-21, 336-40; Gannon 76, 87, 95, 98, 140, no. 231, 181, 189, no. 62, and Figs. 3.19c, 3.22a, 4.48; North 69; Spink 820), the reverse noticeably off-struck and somewhat porous surfaces, otherwise about very fine, very rareprovenanceAcquired privately from J Philpott...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, C ARIP variety, diademed and 'bejewelled' draped bust left, with rounded neckline and almond-shaped eye, OIVI before, rev. standing figure forward, wearing hat and long cross-hatched tunic, holding long cross pommée right in both hands, foliage left, curved bow and stern crescent boat, 'snake-head' terminals with opened beaks, 1.16g, 240° (SL 26-75; SCBI 69, 508 this coin; T&S pp. 416-21, 336-40; Gannon 76, 87, 95, 98, 140, no. 231, 181, 189, no. 62, Figs. 3.19c, 3.22a, 4.48b; North 69; Spink 820), some light surface marks, otherwise well...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, C ARIP variety, diademed and draped bust right, almond-shaped eye, cross-hatched hair, legend before bust, bejewelled drapery with round neckline, rev. figure seated on beaded throne right, holding long cross right and staff left, 0.99g, 90° (SL 26-80 plate coin; Abramson, 2012a, Fig 29; SCBI 69, 509 this coin; T&S pp. 416-21, 336-40; Gannon 76, 87, 95, 98, 140, no. 231, 181, 189, no. 62, and Figs. 3.19c, 3.22a, 4.48b, for legend: cf. pp. 419, no. 4; North 69; Spink 820), almost very fine, extremely rareprovenanceP Revell, January 2011~ R...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, 'Celtic Cross', type 14 (right), 'Hwiccian' style, diademed and 'bejewelled' draped bust right, round neckline, DE LVNOONIA+ around, rev. Celtic cross with broad limbs and central rosette forming a cross with the pellets on each limb, 0.99g (SL 27-30 plate coin; SCBI 69, 510 this coin; T&S pp. 426-32, 345-6; Gannon, pp. 53, no. 206; pp. 57, no. 227, 87, 101, no. 159, 162-3, 169, 189, no. 62, and Fig. 5.7c; Spink 822 plate coin), the portrait somewhat waterworn, otherwise almost very fine, the reverse considerably better, almost extremely...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, 'Celtic Cross', diademed bust left, striated drapery, wreath ties behind, branch before, rev. cross pommée with pellet in each angle, superimposed on broad-limbed Celtic cross, rosette in each angle, 0.91g (SL 27-60 plate coin; SCBI 69, 513 this coin; Gannon 53, no. 206, 57, no. 227, 87, 101, no. 159, 162-3, 169, 189, no. 62, and Fig. 5.7c; Spink 822), light surface porosity, otherwise very fine, extremely rareprovenanceJ Philpotts, March 2012~ Reportedly found in Norfolk ~ Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information pleas...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, 'Celtic Cross', type 34, diademed and richly bejewelled draped bust right, round neckline, wreath ties behind, long cross pommée on stand before, rev. cross pattée superimposed on Celtic cross, rosette in each angle, 0.90g (SL 27-80 plate coin; SCBI 69, 512 this coin; Gannon 53, no. 206, 57, no. 227, 87, 101, no. 159, 162-3, 169, 189, no. 62, and Fig. 5.7c; Spink 822 rev. plate coin), somewhat waterworn to portrait, otherwise about very fine, extremely rareprovenanceT Owen, December 1998Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more info...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, 'Celtic Cross', type 58, two cowled standing figures in profile, wearing long tunics flared below the waist, long cross pommée between and flanking either side, rev. Celtic cross with limbs narrowing to single line so the rosettes nearly touch, pellet cross superimposed, 1.00g (SL 28-10, plate coin; SCBI 69, 514 this coin; T&S pp. 426-32, 345-6; Gannon 53, no. 206, 57, no. 227, 87, 101, no. 159, 162-3, 169, 189, no. 62, and Fig. 5.7c; Spink 822), the reverse noticeably off-struck, otherwise fine to very fine and very rareprovenanceRudd, F...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, 'Celtic Cross' / Series U, type 23b-d/34b mule, crested bird walking right through foliage, wing raised, feet splayed, pecking berries, rev. cross pommée with pellet in each angle, superimposed on broad-limbed Celtic cross, rosette in each angle, 1.00g (SL 29-20 plate coin; SCBI 16, 65; SCBI 69, 519 this coin; T&S pp. 561; Gannon 53, no. 206, 57, no. 227, 87, 101, no. 159, 162-3, 169, 189, no. 62, and Fig. 5.7c; North -; Spink 816/822), somewhat porous, otherwise about very fine, extremely rareprovenanceN Mills, January 2005Subject to 20%...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, 'Celtic Cross', quilled serpent with pellet outline clockwise, globular head right, protecting small central cross pommée, beak inwards to cross, rev. Celtic cross with central pellet forming a pellet cross, rosette in each angle, 1.14g (SL 31-10 plate coin; Abramson, 2012b, Fig 19d, and plate; SCBI 69, 521 this coin; T&S pp. 426-32, 345-6; Gannon 53, no. 206, 57; no. 227, 87, 101, no. 159, 162-3, 169, 189, no. 62, Fig. 5.7c; North –; Spink 822 obv. plate coin), a stunning and well-balanced coin with an attractive tone, almost extremely f...

Merovingia Francia (c. 700-750), Denier, crude bust right, plain cross before with pellet in each angle, rev. Croix grecque a double chrisme, V/II in lower quarters, 0.86g, 0° (cf. Belfort 3037-57. Op den Velde & Klaassen 867-8), very fine and extremely rareprovenanceAcquired privately from finder, May 2019~ Found by T Durston at Kirkburn (East Yorkshire) ~Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Anglo-Saxon England, Continental Series (695-740), Sceat, Series D (2c), variety 4c, radiate bust of fine style left, runes (?) before, chevron behind, beaded pyramid neck on two straight exergual lines with chevrons below, rev. central cross, pellets in angles, blundered legend around with initial cross pommée and pellet-in-annulet below, 0.97g, 180° (SL 8-20 plate coin; SCBI 69, 173 this coin; T&S pp. 184-90, 158-82; JMP 96-7; Gannon 43-4, 43 no. 144, 48, no. 173, 55, 172-3, 184, no. 18, Figs. 2.29b, 5.19b; MEC 8 Series Da; North 168; Spink 792), sumptuous cabinet tone framing outstandingly...

Anglo-Saxon England, Continental Series (695-740), Sceat, Series D, type 10, runic bust, pyramid neck, curved exergual lines, runes before, rev. "Moon face" in quilled crescent, letters before TILV, 1.00g, 180° (SL 9-10 plate coin; SCBI 69, 190 this coin; T&S pp. 248-50; JMP 90, pl. 14-15; Gannon 43-4, 43 no. 144, 48, no. 173, 55, 172-3, 184, no. 18, Figs. 2.29b, 5.19; Spink 794 plate coin), dusky and lightly porous surfaces, otherwise well-centred, very fine and scarceprovenanceP Revell, July 2005~ Reportedly found in Essex ~[EMC 2005.0261 = BNJ Coin Register 2006, no. 77]Subject to 20% VAT o...

Anglo-Saxon England, Continental Series (695-740), Sceat, Series D, type 8, elaborate design of cross in central circle within beaded standard, diagonals branch from inner circle to lower corners of standard, bars around, crosses in margins, rev. cross pommée on tripod with chevrons in upper angles, pellets in lower angles, 1.15g (SL 10-20 plate coin; Abramson, 2012b, Fig 13c; SCBI 69, 186 this coin; T&S pp. 191-5, 183-7; JMP 90, pl. 14-15; Gannon 43-4, 43 no. 144, 48, no. 173, 55, 172-3, 184, no. 18, Figs. 2.29b, 5.19; MEC 8 Series Db; North 163; Spink 793), trace porosity, otherwise good ver...

Anglo-Saxon England, Continental Series (695-740), Sceat, Series E/G, variety K, 'Plumed bird' right, bulbous body, pellet below neck with head curved round pellet-in-annulet, row of pellets above head, rev. beaded standard with central pellet-in-annulet and saltires in corners separated by trefoils. Crosses and pellets in margins, 1.12g (SL 87-40 plate coin; SCBI 69, 198 this coin; T&S pp. 196-221; JMP 96-7; Gannon 48, no. 173, 113, 172-4, Figs. 4.7a, 5.21b, 5.26a; Spink 791/800), some residual deposits, otherwise about extremely fine and a coin of considerable importance to the chronology an...

Anglo-Saxon England, Continental Series (695-740), Sceat, 'Wodan' type 30a, oval radiate 'Wodan' head facing, with beaded outline, circular eyes and mouth, linear moustache and W-shaped beard, pellets in field, rev. two naked figures standing, left figure facing, bone shaped moustached, wearing hat, bird-headed figure on right looking left, long staff either side, long cross pommée on stand between, 1.08g, 200° (SL 105-10 plate coin; Abramson, 2012b, plate; SCBI 69, 758 this coin; T&S pp. 527-31, 429-31; Gannon 29, 148-50, 177, no. 142; 184, Fig. 4.58a; MEC 8 Series FBa; North 170; Spink 835),...

Anglo-Saxon England, Continental Series (695-740), Sceat, 'Wodan' type 30b variety, narrow radiate 'Wodan' head facing, with distinctive brow and exuberant flowing hair and beard, rev. mirrored figures facing, wearing striped smocks, long cross pommée on trident between, pellets above, trefoil below in trident stand, double beaded border enclosing wire line, 1.10g, 90° (SL 105-70 plate coin; Abramson, 2008, Fig. 33; 2012b, plate; SCBI 69, 762 this coin; T&S pp. 527-31, 429-30; Gannon 29, 148-50, 177, no. 142; 184, Fig. 4.58a; MEC 8 Series FBa; North 170; Spink 835), some softness to high point...

Merovingia Francia (c. 700-725), Denier, diademed and draped bust right, almond-shaped eye, thin projecting lips, quatrefoil behind, plain cross angled before, rev. +ADALSAR, around pellet in beaded inner circle, 0.98g, 180° (SCBI 69, 1103 this coin; Belfort 5753 var; Metcalf 267; MEC I, 616), a most captivating coin, a trace off-struck, but of exceedingly good fabric, about extremely fine, scarceprovenanceJean Elsen & Ses Fils 120, 15 March 2014, lot 599Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Merovingia Francia, Melle, Denier, Metalus, rev. Monogram, 1.29g, 0° (SCBI 69, 1101 this coin; Belfort 2887; Loveluck et al, 2018, pp. 1-15), light porosity, otherwise well-centred, very fine and rare, marking the transition from gold to silver coinageprovenanceM Vosper, January 2016~ Found near Ashford (Kent) ~ [EMC 2016.0039]Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Anglo-Saxon England, Continental Series (695-740), Sceat, Hexagram or 'Herstal' type, hexagram enclosing central cross, small cross in upper triangle, rev. unbalanced radial arrangement of rays and pellets, saltire cross near centre., initial cross, 0.80g (SL 109-10 plate coin; SCBI 69, 816 this coin; T&S pp. 255-58; Spink 796), traces of verdigris in recesses, otherwise about very fine, very rareprovenanceT Webb-Ware, July 1998~ Reportedly found in Goring-on-Thames (Oxfordshire) ~Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Anglo-Saxon England, Continental Series (695-740), Sceat, Series E, variety C, quilled crescent coiled left, enclosing four pelleted, pointed bars, rev. disguised cross, unbalanced voided cross within beaded standard, enclosing pellet cross with central pellet-in-annulet and pellets in quadrants, striations above and below, line of pellets in right margin, 1.10g (SL 95-10 plate coin; Abramson, 2012a, Fig 23; 2012b, Fig 5; SCBI 69, 273 this coin; T&S pp. 222-42; JMP 96-7; Spink 790D), superb fabric and a beautifully rendered geometric design, extremely fine and very rareprovenanceM Vosper, Janu...

Anglo-Saxon England, Continental Series (695-740), Sceat, Series E, variety C, crescent enclosing three pelleted bars and cross pommée, line of pellets above, rev. central annulet, cross pommée above, opposing offset crescents and chevron to sides, trefoil below bar and bird angled over crescent in margin, pellet each side, 0.99g, 270° (SL 96-20 plate coin; SCBI 69, 264 this coin; T&S pp. 222-42; JMP 96-7; Spink 790D), a beautifully crafted 'bird' motif in margin, dark tone, almost extremely fineprovenanceAcquired privately from finder, December 2015~ Found by R Cook at Hilton (Cambridgeshire)...

Anglo-Saxon England, Continental Series (695-740), Sceat, Interlace or 'Maastricht' variety, draped bust left in pellet headdress, ending in triangle of pellets, behind, exaggerated chin, crude features, linear triangular neck, rev. Interlace cross with pellet in centre and trefoil in each quadrant, 1.26g (SL 60-30 plate coin; SCBI 69, 305 this coin; T&S pp. 258-62, 265-6; Spink 795), struck with a rusty obverse die resulting in the intricate portrait design being all but obliterated, otherwise of good fabric and well centred, very fine and extremely rareprovenanceBru, Wellico Ltd, November 20...

Lombardy, Pseudo-Imperial (c. 600-625), AV Tremissis, in the style of Maurice Tiberius, Victory type, DN MAUGC TI[..]VA, diademed and draped bust right, rev. VICTOPIA AVGVITORVN, N reversed, Victory advancing right, head left, with palm and wreath, single wing behind, CONOD in exergue, 0.91g, 180° (SCBI 69, 1074 this coin), a contemporary mount afixed at 3 o'clock, otherwise very fine and most curiousprovenanceJ Booth, January 2016~ Found by S Todd 'between Garton-on-the-Wolds and Eastburn', near Driffield (East Yorkshire), January 2008 ~ (Subsequently disclaimed by the British Museum)[EMC 201...

Merovingia Francia, Pseudo-Imperial (c. 600-675), AV Tremissis, VICT M VCRAO, diademed and draped bust right, large eye, rev. VICTORIA VICVTOR, Victory advancing right, head left, with cross and wreath, single wing behind, star in right field, 1.14g, 270° (SCBI 69, 1075 this coin; Belfort 5285; CMM 05234), slightly off-struck to reverse and traces of double-striking to obverse and other minor superficial marks from soil extraction, otherwise an imposing portrait piece, good very fineprovenanceLockdales 74, September 2009, lot 1017~ Reportedly found in Kent, 2009~[EMC 2009.0321]This and the fol...

Merovingia Francia, Pseudo-Imperial (c. 600-675), AV Tremissis, Victory type, blundered legends, mantled bust right, rev. blundered legends, degenerate Victory, 1.25g, 0° (SCBI 69, 1076 this coin), two overt edge chips and some surface marks, otherwise charmingly crude, almost very fineprovenanceS Elden, August 2007~ Found near Market Rasen (Lincolnshire) ~[EMC 2007.0209 = BNJ Coin Register 2008, no. 69]Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Merovingia Francia, National Series (c. 600-675), AV Tremissis, Argentomagus (Argenton-sur-Creuse), ARGENTOM, cross pattée, rev. + EMERI MO, eight-limbed cross, 1.20g, 0° (SCBI 69, 1077 this coin; Metcalf 2016, no. 4; Abdy & Williams 236), good very fineprovenanceJ Philpotts, January 2002~ Found on 'a productive site' in South Lincolnshire, 2000 ~[EMC 2000.0069]Tremisses with a 'multiple' cross of six or eight limbs constitute a small corpus amongst recorded specimens. Although many are difficult to attribute, it appears that mints displaying 6-rayed crosses are more plentiful in western Franc...

Merovingia Francia, National Series (c. 600-675), AV Tremissis, Baiocassium (Bayeux), Mallacius, BA | IOCAS, diademed and segmented draped bust right, rev. [M]ALLA[CIV]S +, cross on globe and single step, 'constellation' of five-pointed stars in fields [and above cross], 1.33g, 340° (SCBI 69, 1079 this coin; cf. Prou 282), of waterworn appearance, otherwise almost very fine, very rareprovenanceS Elden, November 2007~ Reportedly found at Coddenham (Suffolk), 2007 ~[EMC 2007.0292 = BNJ Coin Register 2008, no. 62]Although not fully legible, the reverse is unmistakeably signed 'Mallacius', a money...

Merovingia Francia, National Series (c. 600-675), AV Tremissis, 'Siggelino', diademed and draped bust right, uncertain legend surrounds, rev. SIGGELINO [...], cross on steps, L-I across fields, 1.20g. 270° (SCBI 1080 this coin; cf. Belfort 1051-6; Prou 2128; Williams, BNJ 2010, 68/153 ('Burdigalis') this coin), trace double-struck on a short flan, otherwise very fine or near soprovenanceN Mills, January 2007~ Reportedly found in Kent ~[EMC 2008.0033 = BNJ Coin Register 2008, no. 63]Unfortunately the obverse legend is obscured confounding our reading of the mint name for a moneyer 'Siggelino' t...

Merovingia Francia, National Series (c. 630-650), AV Tremissis, Dorestad, Madelinus, imitative, linear borders, DORESTAT FIT, braided and draped bust right, with pointy nose and pellet lips, rev. MAD·ELINUS M, unbarred A and delta D, cross on single step, six equidistant pellets below, 1.20g, 200° (SCBI 69, 1082 this coin; cf. Belfort 1760-65; T&S pp. 251-4; MEC I, 493), hairline split at 8 o'clock, otherwise a most impressive coin, admirable for its native naivety as much for its well-centred and uniform striking, about extremely fineprovenanceM Vosper, January 2004~ Found at Dersingham (Norf...

Merovingia Francia, National Series (c. 660-675), AV Tremissis, Wico-in-Pontio [Quentovic], Anglus, +VVICCO FIT, diademed and draped bust right, rev. ANGLO MONET, cross on steps, 1.23g, 0° (SCBI 69, 1086 this coin; cf. Belfort 4966; Prou 1130), some surface pockmarking and of waterworn appearance, otherwise a bolder fine, the reverse very fineprovenanceTimeLines, 14 December 2012, lot 102~ Found by S Laidlaw in north Norfolk, 2012 ~[EMC 2012.0217 = BNJ Coin Register 2013, no. 64]The name Quentovic refers to the important early medieval trading settlement in the Canche estuary that was deserted...

Merovingia Francia, National Series (c. 650-675), AV Tremissis, 'Duno' [Dun-le-Poëllier (?)], Boso [?], [DV]MO FITV, helmeted head right, rev. [BOSO FECIT, recumbent S, anchor cross atop globe, 1.20g, 270° (SCBI 69, 1089 this coin; cf. Felder-Prou 404/1; Belfort 2158), some surface dents on a small flan and scuffing to highest points, otherwise lustrous, about extremely fine for strike, rareprovenanceN Mills, July 2004 Stylistically this coin is a close parallel to a coin that surfaced in 1949 at a Münzen und Medaillen Sale (8-10 December 1949, lot 386), and another example sold more recently...

Merovingia Francia, National Series, AV Tremissis, Theodolinus, SC[…]VNIVS, retrograde S, diademed and cuirassed bust right, rev. TEODO+LINO MO, Byzantine style cross on step at centre, crude letter either side, A-N at either side, beaded circle surrounding with pellet bottom, initial mark cross at top, 1.17g, 0° (Mader (1810), pp. 18, and pl. II, no. 40 this coin; SCBI 69 -; Belfort 4018), waterworn, otherwise good fine, the devices clear, uniqueprovenanceLord Stewartby (acquired privately, July 2018)Ponton d'Amécourt, Rollin & Feuardent Sale, 8 June 1890Robert, collection purchased en bloc b...

Merovingia Francia, National Series, AV Tremissis, uncertain legend with block lettering and recumbent Ss, crude diademed and draped bust right, with square drapery, legend uncertain, rev. cross in inner circle, legend around, 1.39g (SCBI 69, 1093 this coin; cf. Belfort 2845/-), a delightful and curious rendering, a pleasingly good very fineprovenanceM Vosper, January 2007~ Found at Chelmsford or Basildon (Essex) ~[EMC 2008.0034 = BNJ Coin Register 2008, no. 72]The obverse of this tremissis is apparently inspired by Belfort 2845 (attributed to Moyenvic [Moselle]). However the reverse resembles...

Merovingian (c. 700-750), AR Denier, Prototype for Series J, modelled diademed bust right, with coiled serpent before, rev. bifurcated cross within arched volute, 0.90g, 30° (Abramson, 2008, Fig. 5a; 2012a, Fig 3; SCBI 69, 1110 this coin; cf. Metcalf 267; cf. Belfort 5723-31 var; Prou 2890), very fine, scarceprovenanceS Adam, February 2005~ Found at Dry Doddington (Lincolnshire), 2002 ~ [EMC 2002.0273]Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Merovingian (c. 700-750), AR Denier, Prototype for Series J, diademed bust right, cross pommée before, rev. latin cross within arched volute, 0.79g, 180° (Abramson, 2008, Fig. 5b; SCBI 69, 1111 this coin; cf. Belfort 5723-31 var.; Prou 2890), irregular flan, toned, good very fine, scarceprovenanceM Vosper, July 2006~ Found by M Carlile at Fincham (Norfolk), 2006 ~[Norfolk HER 40291 = EMC 2006.0195 = BNJ Coin Register 2007, no. 201]Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series J, type 60 variety, monster in flight left, looking back, tail erect, clawed feet below, pellet outline, rev. clockwise spiral of two bird-headed beaded serpents, heads to centre, 0.50g (SL 22-30; Abramson, 2008, Fig. 40; SCBI 69, 333 this coin; T&S pp. 354-5; Gannon 142, Fig. 4.50a; Spink 802B), of base fabric on a ragged flan, otherwise fine, a most curious variety, extremely rareprovenance'Stock of the late Patrick Finn', Baldwin 38, 3 October 2004, lot 99Finn, FPL 9, no. 53Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more informa...

Frisia (c. 620), AV Bracteate, facing head with large moustache, rev. alternating linear and beaded circles with outer chevron circle, 1.82g, 30mm. (SCBI 69, -; cf. Gannon, Fig. 2.49bii), extremely fineprovenanceSpink, 21 July 2015~ Found near Grantham (Lincolnshire) ~Bracteates are thin sheets of metal foil pressed over a relief mould to receive an image - in essence like the wrapping on a chocolate coin. As in the case of this particularly fine example, it has been subsequently fitted with a suspension loop and used as a single-sided pendant. The central image depicts a facing head with larg...

Duchy of Beneventum, Arichis II (764-774), AV Solidus, DNS VI | CTORIA, crowned, draped, facing bust, globus cruciger left, rev. VICTIR | GVSTI, cross potent on steps, pellet cross above, chevron A in left field, CONOB in exergue, N retrograde, 3.79g, 180° (SCBI 69, 1071 this coin; SNC, Volume CXIX [March 2011], pp. 3-4, no. 1; cf. BMC 4-5, pl. XXII, nos. 10-11; cf. MEC I, class II, nos. 1094-95; CNI, XVIII, pp. 151-52, nos. 7-13; Lafaurie and Morrisson, 1987, pp. 47), test cuts, otherwise good very fine and of historic importance being the first example recorded in the archaeological context...

East Anglia, Beonna (c. 749-760), Sceat, Efe, +BEGGA RESS [+BEONNA REXX] partly runic, central pellet in beaded inner circle, rev. central saltire within beaded box with diagonals transecting outer beaded border, Latin cross laterally above, EfE partly runic, trefoils either side of each letter, 1.00g, 0° (SL 113-10 plate coin; Abramson, 2012b, Fig 17l; SCBI 69, 1067 this coin; Archibald, 1985 and 1995; T&S pp. 601-7, 478; Gannon 165, 168, no. 85, 175-6, Figs 5.10b, Fig. 5.24c, 13, 192; North 430/1; Spink 945), attractive toning in recesses, very fine, rareprovenanceM Bonser, March 1997 (ref....

East Anglia, Beonna (c. 749-760), Sceat, Efe, +BEOGGA REX partly runic, central cross pommée, rev. central saltire within beaded box with diagonals transecting outer beaded border, Latin cross above, EFE in Latin, trefoils either side of each letter, 0.70g, 270° (SCBI 69, 1068 this coin; Archibald, 1985 and 1995; T&S pp. 601-7, 478; Gannon 165, 168, no. 85, 175-6, Figs 5.10b, Fig. 5.24c, 13, 192; North 430/1; Spink 945), ragged and chipped edges and the obverse somewhat corroded, otherwise toned, fine to good very fine, rareprovenanceK Calver, November 2009~ Found at Blythburgh (Suffolk), Octo...

East Anglia, Beonna (c. 749-760), Sceat, Wilræd, BEN+NAX [BEONNA (RE)X] runic, central pellet, initial cross pommée, rev. +WIL+RED, around central pellet-in-annulet, initial cross, 0.89g. 270° (SL 113-20 plate coin; SCBI 69, 1068a this coin; Archibald et al., 1995, C29, dies 15/4 (the obv. die not listed); Archibald, 1985 and 1995; T&S pp. 601-7, 478; Gannon 165, 168, no. 85, 175-6, Figs 5.10b, Fig. 5.24c, 13, 192; North 430; Spink 945A), porous surfaces, otherwise almost very fine, extremely rareprovenanceWayne, CNG Triton XX, January 2017, lot 1500SNC CXV, June 2007, HS2996~ Found in Eye (Su...

East Anglia, Beonna (c. 749-760), Sceat, Werferth, + BEOGGA REZS (BEONNA REZX) partly runic, central pellet in beaded inner circle, rev. + WERFERD around central rosette within beaded lozenge with diagonals transecting the legend, 1.02g, 90° (SL 113-30 plate coin; Archibald et al., 1995, C1 this coin; SCBI 63, 847; SCBI 69, 1069 this coin; Archibald, 1985 and 1995; T&S pp. 601-7, 478; Gannon 165, 168, no. 85, 175-6, Figs 5.10b, Fig. 5.24c, 13, 192; North 430; SCBC 945B), some surface deposits, otherwise a pleasingly very fine, and a great rarity, one of only three known, the other two from the...

East Anglia, Beonna (c. 749-760), Lead trial piece for a Sceat, BEN+NAX (BEONNA REX) in runic, initial cross, rev. Interlace design, beaded border, 10.11g, 28.5mm (SL 113-40v; SCBI 69, 1070 this coin; BNJ 55 [1985], plate 2, no. 50-52, C71 and C75; cf. North 430; cf. Spink 945), fair to almost fine, a fascinating Anglo-Saxon paranumismatic curiosity, presumed uniqueprovenanceAcquired privately from the finder, May 2014~ Found by C Slater, 'near the river in Ripon, one mile from the Cathedral' ~Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buye...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series Q/R mule, modelled bust of fine style right, crescent ear, mane of hair, cross pommée before, neckline of runes (?), rev. beaded degenerate standard enclosing right angles and central pellet-in-annulet unbarred cross pommée to each side, diagonals at corners, 0.70g (SL 12-30; Abramson, 2008, Fig. 19a; SCBI 69, 700 this coin; Gannon: 191-2, Fig. 6.3; Spink 812B), slight surface porosity, otherwise a bold very fine, rareprovenance'Stock of the late Patrick Finn', Baldwin 38, 4 October 2004, lot 92Finn, FPL 15, February 1999, no. 53 -...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series R/QII mule, Epa, crude bust right, runic EPA before, pellets behind, straight exergual lines, rev. sea bird or eagle of linear style right, crossed wing raised above back, tail feathers outstretched, cross pommée before, pellets in field, 0.60g, 0° (SL 12-40; Abramson, 2008, Fig. 45; SCBI 69, 702 this coin; North 147; Spink 812), rough surfaces, otherwise well-centred, very fine, rareprovenanceAcquired privately from finder, December 2002~ Found by M King at Freckenham (Suffolk), Autumn 2002 ~[EMC 2002.0282 = BNJ Coin Register 2002...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series R/Q mule, Epa, crude radiate bust right, runic TEPA before, short beaded pyramid neck on curved exergual lines, rev. long-beaked wading bird of elegant style, feather below tail, pellets in field, partial runic inscription RICA above, 1.11g, 315° (SL 12-45; SCBI 69, 703 this coin; cf. EMC 2019.0090; North 147; Spink 812), trace porosity, otherwise toned, a bolder very fine, the first of only two knownprovenanceJ Philpotts, November 2012~ Reportedly found in Oxfordshire ~Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information pl...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series Q/R, type 73 mule, crude radiate bust left, crescent ear, annulets beside, runic ER before, ^ and pellet-in-annulet behind, curved exergual line either side of beaded line, rev. quadruped stepping right, foreleg raised, gaping jaws, triple-forked tail raised, pellets in field, 0.95g, 180° (SL 12-50; SCBI 69, 705 this coin; T&S pp. 496-8 and 518, 389-90; Gannon 191-2, Fig. 6.3; EMC 2005.0073 same dies; North 147; Spink 812), the reverse somewhat off-struck, otherwise of good fabric, good very fine, rareprovenanceAcquired privately f...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series Q/R, type 73 mule, crude radiate bust right, runic ER before, ^ behind, two curved exergual lines either side of beaded line, rev. quadruped standing right, foreleg raised, gaping jaws, triple-forked tail raised, pellets in field, 0.80g, 0° (SL 12-70; Abramson, 2008, Fig. 44; SCBI 69, 706 this coin; T&S pp. 496-8 and 518, 389-90; Gannon 191-2, Fig. 6.3; North 147; Spink 812), very fine and rareprovenance'Stock of the late Patrick Finn', Baldwin 38, 3 October 2004, lot 85Finn, FPL 1, May 1994, no. 18 ~ Found at Thetford (Norfolk), N...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series R3, 'Rigold' type R1Z variant, Gepa, radiate bust of crude style left, runic GEPA before, pyramid neck rests on beaded exergual line, pellets behind bust, rev. beaded degenerate standard containing central annulet, angular symbols and lower diagonals, unbarred cross pommée each side, diagonals at outer corners, 1.10g, 270° (SL 11-30; SCBI 69, 658 = Timms, 2020, R3, 20 this coin; T&S pp. 509-11, 396-400; Gannon 24, 43-5, 43, nos. 144, 45; nos. 151, 55, 56, 60, 160; nos. 30, 168; nos. 85, 172, 174, 175-6, 191, and Figs. 2.30, 2.31, 2...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series R5, 'Rigold' type R1X/R1b, Spi, radiate bust of crude style right, crescent ear, runic SPI before, and cross pommée behind, pellets in field, beaded pyramid neck rests on two curved beaded exergual lines, rev. beaded degenerate standard enclosing symmetrical angular symbols, pellets and central annulet, tufa containing trefoil of pellets, horns at upper corners, diagonals at lower, unbarred cross pommée to sides and below, 0.80g, 90° (SL 11-70; Abramson, 2012b, Fig 11al; SCBI 69, 670 = Timms, 2020, R5, no. 44, this coin; T&S pp. 51...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series R5, Geppa, crude radiate bust right, crescent ear, pyramid neck, runic GEPPA before, Ts behind, rev. beaded degenerate standard, Ts and trefoils alternate around central annulet, tufa containing trefoil above, crosses to three sides, diagonals at outer corners, 0.80g, 90° (SL 11-80; Abramson, 2012b, Fig 23c; SCBI 69, 673 this coin = Timms 2020, R5, no. 48; T&S pp. 511-3, 403-6; Gannon 24, 43-5, 43 nos. 144, 45, nos. 151, 55, 56, 60, 160 no. 30, 168; no. 85, 172, 174, 175-6, 191; Figs. 2.30, 2.31, 2.46, 2.47, 5.5e, 5.19c; North 153;...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series R9, 'Rigold' type R2, Epa, degenerate and angular radiate bust right, crescent ear, protruding lips, annulet before, runic EPA inverted before, A and annulet behind, two curved, exergual lines either side of beaded line, rev. beaded degenerate standard containing opposing geometrical symbols, cross pommée to each side, diagonals at outer corners, 0.77g (SL 11-140; SCBI 69, 686 this coin; T&S pp. 517-8, 421; Gannon 24, 43-5, 43, no. 144, 45; no. 151, 55, 56, 60, 160; no. 30, 168; no. 85, 172, 174, 175-6, 191, and Figs. 2.30, 2.31, 2...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series R10, 'Rigold' type R2, Wigræd, crude radiate bust right, crescent ear, annulet and runic WIGRÆD before, O^O and pellets behind, wearing jewelled drapery, rev. beaded degenerate standard containing symmetrical geometric symbols, central annulet, cross pommée to each side, diagonals at outer corners, 0.80g, 180° (Abramson, 2012b, Fig 17h; SCBI 69, 687 this coin; T&S pp. 518-22, 423-5; Gannon 24, 43-5, 43 nos. 144, 45 nos. 151, 55, 56, 60, 160, nos. 30, 168, nos. 85, 172, 174, 175-6, 191, and Figs. 2.30, 2.31, 2.46, 2.47, 5.5e, 5.19c;...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series R10, 'Rigold' type R2, Wigræd, crude radiate bust right, crescent ear, annulet and runic WIGRÆD before, O^O and pellets behind, wearing jewelled drapery, rev. beaded degenerate standard containing geometric symbols, symmetrical on both axes, central pellet-in-annulet, cross pommée to each side, diagonals at outer corners, 0.81g (SL 11-150; Abramson, 2012b, Fig 12a; SCBI 69, 690 this coin; T&S pp. 518-22, 423-5; Gannon 24, 43-5, 43 nos. 144, 45, nos. 151, 55, 56, 60, 160, nos. 30, 168, nos. 85, 172, 174, 175-6, 191, and Figs. 2.30,...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series R11, Rigold type R2, Tilberht, crude radiate bust right, crescent ear, elongated lips, runic TILBERHT before with letters forming drapery, also pellet-in-annulet before and two behind separated by ^, rev. beaded standard containing pellet-in-central annulet, symmetrical Ts, cross pommée to each side, diagonals at outer corners, 0.95g (SL 11-170; Abramson, 2012b, Fig 12c; SCBI 69, 692 this coin; T&S pp. 518-22, 426-8; Gannon 24, 43-5, 43, nos. 144, 45, nos. 151, 55, 56, 60, 160, nos. 30, 168, nos. 85, 172, 174, 175-6, 191, and Figs....

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series O, type 40 or Q related, standing figure, large head left, triangular body, feet left, elaborate cross left, two plain crosses right, one above hair curl, rev. Hirsute monster fleeing left, looking back, striated body, pellets in field, 0.92g, 270° (SL 107-10 plate coin; Abramson, 2012b, Fig 21a; SCBI 69, 810 this coin; T&S pp. 477-81, 378-81; Gannon 137, 148-50, and Figs. 3.17, 4.43, 4.60; Spink 807B), trace double-striking and scratches, otherwise toned, about very fine and extremely rareprovenanceAcquired privately from finder,...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series O, type 40 or Q related, standing figure, bulbous head right, triangular body enclosing trefoil, feet right, no arms, cross pommée left, globus cruciger right, rev. Hirsute monster fleeing right, pellet eye, trefoil tail, pellet below, 1.04g, 90° ( SL 107-20 plate coin; Abramson, 2012b, Fig 21b; SCBI 69, 811 this coin; T&S pp. 477-81, 378-81; Gannon 137, 148-50, and Figs. 3.17, 4.43, 4.60; Spink 807B), well-centred with bright surfaces and of good fabric, a hint of verdigris, otherwise nearly extremely fine and extremely rare, a mo...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series Q related, 'Flying Monster' right, finial tail raised, pellets in field, rev. Swans right, looking back, leg below, alternating with groups pellets on limbs of central cross fourchée, 0.90g, 180° (SL 107-40 plate coin; Abramson, 2008, Fig. 21; 2012b, Fig 21c; SCBI 69, 814 this coin; Gannon, Figs. 4.6, 4.17a, 4.22a, 4.61a; Spink 836 plate coin), light surface porosity, otherwise toned, nearly very fine and extremely rareprovenanceM Bonser, March 2001~ Found at Oxborough (Norfolk), early 2001 ~Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. F...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series Q related, Monster right, finial tail raised, pellets in field, rev. Swans right, looking back, leg below, alternating with groups pellets on limbs of central cross fourchée, 0.98g (SL 107-50 plate coin; SCBI 69, 815 this coin; Gannon, Figs. 4.6, 4.17a, 4.22a, 4.61a; Spink 836 plate coin), partial striking weakness, otherwise toned, a bolder very fine and extremely rareprovenanceBeowulf, CNG 75, 23 May 2007, lot 1427Lawrence R. Stack, Sotheby's (New York), 22-23 April 1999, lot 206Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more inf...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Hen type, Hen (or cockerel) right, wing straight, fantail raised, comb, standing in foliage and pecking berries, rev. Large bird, possibly a swan or goose, right, wing over back, long tail feathers, turning head to peck suspended berries, 0.88g. 90° (SL 51-20 plate coin; Abramson, 2008, Fig. 13a; 2012b, plate; SCBI 69, 809 this coin; North -; Spink 826 plate coin), slightly porous, otherwise a stunning rarity, a really bold very fine, an iconic coinprovenanceS Fordham, December 2006~ Found at Springwell, Little Chesterford (Essex), 2006 ~...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series T derivative, type 9, 'Monita Scorvm' issue, diademed bust of fine style right, wreath ties behind, wearing jewelled robe, MONITA SCORVM around head, rev. quilled crescent left, thin body enclosing four pelleted bars left, beaded border with chevron edge, 1.20g, 0° (SL 24-30; Abramson, 2012b, plate; T&S pp. 435-6, 348; Naismith, 2014a, in SEMC3, pp. 68-121; SCBI 69, 530 this coin; Gannon 17, no. 84, 132, 175, 180-1, 189, no. 62., 190, no. 71, and Figs. 5.23, 5.28b; MEC 8 Series LEa; North 80; Spink 824), a superb coin, of excellent...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series T derivative, type 9, 'Monita Scorvm' issue, diademed bust of fine style right, wreath ties behind, wearing jewelled robe, MONITA SCORVM around head, rev. quilled crescent left, thin body enclosing four pelleted bars left, beaded border, 1.20g, 270° (SL 24-30; T&S pp. 435-6, 348; Naismith, 2014a, in SEMC3, pp. 68-121; SCBI 69, 531 this coin; Gannon 17, no. 84, 132, 175, 180-1, 189, no. 62, 190, no. 71, Figs. 5.23, 5.28b; MEC 8 Series LEa; North 80; Spink 824), somewhat waterworn but a fuller legend reading than the last, a pleasing...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series T derivative, type 46, DE LVNDONIA/SCORVM type, London, fine diademed bust right, wreath ties behind, quatrefoil before, DE LVNDONIA+ surrounds head, rev. quilled crescent with globular head left, enclosing four pelleted bars. SCORVM below, 1.13g, 270° (SL 24-50; SCBI 69, 533 this coin; T&S pp. 536; Gannon 17, no. 84, 132, 175, 180-1, 189 no. 62, 190, no. 71, and Figs. 5.23, 5.28b; Spink 824A), rougher surfaces, otherwise well-centred and toned, very fine, extremely rareprovenanceAcquired privately from finder, 2007~ Found by B Ham...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series K/N related, type 15 (17)/41 mule, variety 3, standing figure in cynehelm, looking right, feet splayed, cross-hatched top, flared tunic, holding long cross pommée at either side, feet cross exergual line, rev. crested monster right, looking back, beaded crest right, gaping jaws, pellet outline, curled tail raised, clawed feet below, 0.86g, 180° (SL 37-1 plate coin SCBI 69 -; T&S pp. 444-5, 352-3; Gannon 87, Fig. 3.10b; Spink 828), slightly ragged edge and some trace surface porosity, otherwise very fine and extremely rareprovenance...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series K/N, type 15 (17)/41 (formerly 23a), variety 5, standing figure in cynehelm looking right, cross-hatched top, flared tunic, long cross pommée at either side, feet cross exergual line, rev. monster left, looking back, pelleted crest left, gaping jaws, pellet outline, curled tail raised, clawed feet below, 1.12g, 270° (SL 37-20 plate coin; SCBI 69, 542 this coin; T&S pp. 444-5, 352-3; Gannon: 87, Fig. 3.10b; Spink 828), darker toned and lightly porous surfaces, very fine, very rareprovenanceJ Cross, June 2013'Ex. P Revell'Subject to...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series K/N, type 16/41, variety 6, standing figure in cynehelm looking right, wearing cross-hatched tabard and flared tunic, holding long cross pommée in both hands right, arabesque of foliage left, feet splayed rev. larger crested monster recumbent and roaring right, head raised and looking back, crest right envelopes body, gaping jaws, pellet outline, curled tail raised, clawed feet below monster, 1.07g, 90° (SL 37-30 plate coin; SCBI 69, 543 this coin; Abramson, 2008, Fig 30; T&S pp. 444-5, 352-3; SEMC1; Gannon 87, Fig. 3.10b; Spink 82...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series W/N mule, Monster in flight left, looking back, gaping jaws biting raised tail, crest and tail form line border within beaded border, clawed feet below, pellets in field, rev. cross crosslet pommée on triple-ended saltire crosslet, 0.60g (SL 53-10, plate coin; Abramson, 2008, Fig. 47; SCBI 69, 550 this coin; Spink 788), corroded, otherwise about fine and extremely rareprovenanceT Webb-Ware, October 1998Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series N/QIII mule, Monster right, looking back, tail raised, jaws open, rev. Sea bird left, triquetra over wing, pellet-filled field, 0.93g, 160° (SL 53-50 plate coin; SCBI 69, 553 this coin; Spink 806/810), light porosity, very fine, extremely rareprovenanceSpink 230, 15 July 2015, lot 369~ Reportedly found in Suffolk ~[EMC 2016.0045]Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series O related, snub nosed bust left, within segmented border, rev. Monster left, looking back and up, tail raised, pellet end, crest left, beaded outline, clawed feet below, 0.73g, 90° (SL 59-15 plate coin; Spink 807C), some verdigris and an overt die break, otherwise about fine to very fine, presumed uniqueprovenanceJames and Martha Robertson, CNG 114, 13 May 2020, lot 1219J Linzalone ('Wolfshead Gallery'), June 2018Lord Stewartby, Part I, Spink 234, 22 March 2016, lot 34Spink, 1985Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more infor...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series O related, Monster in flight, looking back, foreleg raised behind head, tail with pellet end over back, gaping jaws, long crest above, prominent member, clawed feet below, rev. cross-crosslet over saltire, central annulet, 1.11g, 0° (SL 59-30 plate coin; SCBI 69, 610 this coin; Spink 807D), rich dark patina, a really bold very fine, extremely rareprovenanceM Vosper, January 2014~ Found near Boston (Lincolnshire)[EMC 2014.0056 = BNJ Coin Register 2014, no. 59]Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Te...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series QIIIB / Series R mule, long-necked bird right, pellet in beak, pellet-filled field, rev. ornate beaded standard of late Series R style, central pellet-in-annulet, cross pommée to each side, diagonals to corners, central pellet-in-annulet in beaded circle of 11 pellets, 1.00g (SL 67-20 plate coin; SCBI 69, 707 this coin; MEC 8 Series RQ; North 147; Spink 812 plate coin), toned, well-centred, a really good very fine and very rareprovenanceAcquired privately from finder, July 2005~ Found south of King's Lynn (Norfolk) ~ [EMC 2005.02...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series QIIIB / Series R mule, wading bird or eagle right, pellet in beak, pellet-filled field, beaded border, rev. ornate pelleted standard of late Series R style, central saltire, cross pommée to each side, diagonals to corners, no border, 1.14g (SL 67-25 plate coin; SCBI 69, 709 this coin; MEC 8 Series RQ; North 147; Spink 812), the reverse off-struck, otherwise of good fabric, very fine and extremely rareprovenanceK Chapman, October 2015~ Found at Garton-on-the-Wolds (East Yorkshire) ~ [EMC 2003.0153 = BNJ Coin Register 2003, no. 109]S...

Northumbria, Eadberht (738-758), Sceat, Series Y, class Ai, EAdBERhTVl· around cross pattée, rev. fantastic animal, standing right, tongue extended, foreleg raised, tail (emanating from mid-back) looped, pointing down, 1.20g, 180° (SL 70-10 plate coin; Abramson 2018b; SCBI 69, 830 this coin; Bude, 2014, Fig 1; T&S pp. 576-93, 454-70; Gannon 87, 91, no. 83, 92, 127, 129, no. 149, 154, 167, no. 85, 190, no. 74, 192, and Figs. 3.16, 4.27, 4.29a, 4.64a; North 178; Spink 847), a beautiful and well-balanced example, toned, about extremely fineprovenanceM Vosper, March 2009P Savage collectionSubject...

Northumbria, Eadberht (738-758), Sceat, Series Y, class Bi, EOTBEREhTVl· around cross pattée, rev. fantastic animal, standing left, foreleg raised, tail (emanating from mid-back) looped, pointing down, animal has retrograde R enclosed in tail loop and A below, 1.01g, 315° (SL 70-60 plate coin; Abramson 2018b; SCBI 69, 837 this coin; T&S pp. 576-93, 454-70; Gannon 87, 91, no. 83, 92, 127, 129, no. 149, 154, 167, no. 85, 190, no. 74, 192, and Figs. 3.16, 4.27, 4.29a, 4.64a; North 178; Spink 847), slightly baser fabric than the last, otherwise an immensely bold very fine, an incredibly rare varie...

Northumbria, Eadberht (738-758), Sceat, Series Y, EOTBEREhTVl·, around cross pommée on raised boss, initial E and cross ligate, rev. Animal flying right pseudo-balletically, pellets in field, 0.90g, 180° (SL 70-90 plate coin; Abramson 2018b; SCBI 69, 839 this coin; T&S pp. 576-93, 454-70; Gannon 87, 91, no. 83, 92, 127, 129, no. 149, 154, 167, no. 85, 190, no. 74, 192, and Figs. 3.16, 4.27, 4.29a, 4.64a; North 178; Spink 847), chipped and lightly porous, otherwise toned, almost very fine and extremely rareprovenanceAcquired privately from finder, November 2011~ Found by C Best at Fimber (East...

Northumbria, Eadberht (738-758), Sceat, Series Y, class Fxi, EOTBERHTVS in Roman lettering around small face in beaded inner circle, legend starts at 9 o'clock after line of pellets, rev. fantastic animal standing right, foreleg raised, tail pointing down, enclosing cross pattée, triquetra below, 0.90g, 90° (?) (SL 70-280 plate coin; Abramson 2018b; SCBI 69, 854 this coin; T&S pp. 576-93, 454-70; Gannon 87, 91, no. 83, 92, 127, 129, no. 149, 154, 167, no. 85, 190, no. 74, 192, and Figs. 3.16, 4.27, 4.29a, 4.64a; North 178; Spink 847), somewhat porous, otherwise very fine with the most curious...

Northumbria, Eadberht (738-758), Sceat, Series Y, class F variety, EOTBERHTVS in Roman lettering, around small elaborate central cross pommée in beaded inner circle, rev. fantastic animal standing right, foreleg raised, tail looped, pointing down, enclosing pellet and pellet cross, swastika below, 0.94g, 90° (SL 70-308 plate coin; Abramson 2018b; SCBI 69, 856 this coin; T&S pp. 576-93, 454-70; Gannon 87, 91, no. 83, 92, 127, 129, no. 149, 154, 167, no. 85, 190, no. 74, 192, and Figs. 3.16, 4.27, 4.29a, 4.64a; North 178; Spink 847), a trace of porosity, otherwise toned, the ancient device subve...

Northumbria, Eadberht with Archbishop Ecgberht (737-758), Sceat, Series Y, variety IV, EDTBEREhTVl· around cross pattée, rev. ECGBERhT A, mitred ¾ length figure of Archbishop Ecgberht standing facing, wearing leggings, holding two long crosses on uneven ground, 1.05g, 180° (SL 74-40; Abramson, 2012b, Fig 8a; 2018b; SCBI 69, 1030 this coin; Bude 2016, plate 12, no. 1; Gannon 87, 91, no. 83, 92, 127, 129, no. 149, 154, 167, no. 85, 190, no. 74, 192, and Figs. 3.16, 4.27, 4.29a, 4.64a; North 192; Spink 852), bright surfaces, a really pleasingly bold very fineprovenanceD Glover, January 2007Subjec...

Northumbria, Eanred (810-841), Tertiary Sceat, Eadwine, +EANRED REX, first and last E rounded, boss in inner beaded circle in wire line, rev. EADV+INI, legend divided by initial cross pattée, 0.96g, 120/270° (SL 86.5-40; Abramson 2018b; SCBI 69, 926 this coin; Pirie 43-5; North 186; Spink 860), overt flan split, otherwise of bright but sound fabric, a bold very fineprovenanceM Vosper, July 2014Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Northumbria, Eardwulf, First Reign (796-806), Sceat, Cuthheard, +EARDVVLF R, contraction mark over R, wedge before initial cross pattée. Central cross pattée in beaded inner circle, rev. +CVDHEARD around central cross pattée in beaded inner circle, initial cross pattée, 1.07g, 30° (SL 86-10 plate coin; SCBI 69, 904 this coin; N.185/5; Spink 858), some surface scuffs, otherwise well-centred, very fine, extremely rare, amongst the finest known examples of this great Northumbrian rarityprovenanceS Sansam and S Todd, April 2016, April 2016~ Found at Driffield (East Yorkshire), 2016 ~ [EMC 2017.00...

Northumbria, Æthelred I, Second Reign (789-796), Sceat, Hnifula, +EDILRED around central cross pattée, rev. HNIFVLA around central rosette, initial cross pattée, 1.95g, 0° (SL 84-20 plate coin; Abramson 2018b; SCBI 69, 896 this coin; T&S pp. 594-600, 471-7; North 185; Spink 856), small flan split and spots of verdigris, otherwise lightly toned, good very fine, rareprovenanceAcquired privately from finder, October 2011~ Found by C Best at Weaverthorpe (North Yorkshire), 2011 ~[EMC 2012.0040 = BNJ Coin Register 2012, no. 85]Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view...

Northumbria, Æthelred I, Second Reign (789-796), Sceat, 'Shrine' type, Cuthgils, ED·+TRED, central cross pattée, initial cross pattée, rev. CVD | CLS around shrine, 1.07g, 0° (SL 85-10; Abramson 2018b; SCBI 69, 891 this coin; T&S pp. 594-600; North 184; Spink 857 plate coin), surface deposits, otherwise about very fine, very rareprovenanceAcquired privately from finder, November 2007~ Found by R Spour near Wetwang (Yorkshire), October 2007 ~This exceptional type was once thought to depict the Shrine of St. Cuthbert, based on a misinterpretation of the reverse legend as SCT CVÐ. Current schola...

Northumbria, Æthelwald Moll with Ecgberht (759-765), Sceat, +EDILdPlD around central saltire, rev. ECGBERhT AR around central cross pattée, 0.89g, 345° (SL 76-10 plate coin; Abramson 2018b; SCBI 69, 1036 this coin; T&S pp. 589; Stewart, NumChron 91, 223-5; Spink 853), waterworn and ragged, otherwise of sound fabric, the central devices clear, almost very fine, a prized Northumbrian rarityprovenanceAcquired privately from finder, November 2011~ Reportedly found by G Thomlinson at Driffield (Yorkshire), 2008 ~[EMC 2012.0036 = BNJ Coin Register 2012, no. 81]Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium....

Northumbria, Æthelwald Moll with Æthelred (759-765), Sceat, E^D+ET^VTD R around central boss, rev. R AEDILRED+, first R retrograde, around central cross in inner circle, 0.91g, 0° (SL 77-10 plate coin; Abramson, 2008, Fig. 51; 2012b, Fig 8b, 2018b; SCBI 69, 861 this coin; Williams, BNJ 71, 2001, pp. 158-160; Pirie, Numismatic Circular CXI, June 2003, pp. 129-130; North 185/9; Spink 848 plate coin), a hairline split and surface porosity, otherwise a remarkable Northumbrian issue of the highest rarity, a bold fine to very fine and unpriced in our Standard CatalogueprovenanceA Gillis, December 20...

Visigoths, Pseudo-Imperial (c. 500-550), AV Tremissis, in the style of Anastasius, 'Victory' type, ANAS-TASIVS, diademed and draped bust right, rev. VI[IO?][ ]AIIVI, Victory, head right, CONO in exergue, 1.43g, 180° (SCBI 69, 1072 this coin), some gouging to reverse which is a little off-struck, otherwise about very fineprovenanceM Scott, June 2016~ Found near Dover (Kent), 31 March 2015 ~[EMC 2015.0106]Inspired by a prototype from the Emperor Anastasius (491-518), this imitative coinage has traditionally been attributed to the Visigoths. However the evidently crude styling and corrupted legen...

Burgundy, Pseudo-Imperial (c. 525-575), AV Tremissis, in the style of Justinian, Lugdunum (Lyon [?]), N IVSTIANVS PP V, diademed and draped bust right, rev. VICTORIA + AVGVSTORVM, Victory with palm and wreath advancing right, single wing behind, pellet between feet, CONOB in exergue, 1.47g, 180° (SCBI 69, 1073 this coin), well-centred, very fine with some residual lustreprovenanceAcquired privately from finder, 2009~ Found by S Harmer at Ashford (Kent), 2004 ~[EMC 2004.0007 = BNJ Coin Register 2005, no. 45]This coin is inscribed with the name of Emperor Justinian (527-565) and conceivably rela...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, 'Rosette' / K related, type 32b, diademed and bejewelled draped bust left, round neckline, two rosettes before and one behind, rev. serpent-headed 'wolf' coiled right, with bifurcated tongue, fangs and beaded teeth, quincunx below, beaded body surrounded by 'protective' snake and beaded border from 8 o'clock, 0.90g, 180° (SL 32-10 plate coin; SCBI 69, 524 this coin; T&S pp. 433-4, 347; Gannon 53, no. 206, 57, no. 227, 87, 101, no. 159, 162-3, 169, 189, no. 62, and Fig. 5.7c; Spink 823A plate coin), slightly porous surfaces and other minor...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, 'Rosette,' type 68, variety 2 / Series L related (type 15b or 16), draped bust right, with smooth folds, horizontal centrally, vertical at shoulders, crescent ear, rosette before and behind, also quincunx before, rev. barrel-chested figure standing facing, feet left, long cross pommée on tripod stand held by angular arms either side, 1.10g, 90° (SL 32-30 plate coin; SCBI 69, 525 this coin; T&S pp. 433-4, 347; Gannon 53, no. 206, 57, no. 227, 87, 101, no. 159, 162-3, 169, 189, no. 62, and Fig. 5.7c; Spink 823 plate coin), nearly very fine,...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, 'Rosette', diademed and draped bust right, with smooth folds, horizontal centrally, vertical at shoulders, large almond-shaped eye, eyebrow and nose joined, crescent ear, wreath ties behind, rosette and cusp before, rev. Standing figure, looking right, angular arms, cynehelm, ribbed chest, pleated skirt, feet spread, long cross pommée either side, 0.95g, 0° (SL 32-40; SCBI 69, 528 this coin; Gannon 53, no. 206, 57, no. 227, 87, 101, no. 159, 162-3, 169, 189, no. 62, and Fig. 5.7c; Spink 823), speckled verdigris and the obverse slightly of...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, 'Rosette', diademed and draped bust right, with smooth folds, horizontal centrally, vertical at shoulders, rosette and cross before, rev. Standing figure, looking right, wearing cynehelm, cross-hatched tabard and plain skirt, feet spread, foliage either side, 1.06g, 90° (SL 32-50; Abramson, 2012b, plate; SCBI 69, 529 this coin; Gannon 53, no. 206, 57, no. 227, 87, 101, no. 159, 162-3, 169, 189, no. 62, and Fig. 5.7c; Spink 823 plate coin), the reverse slightly off-struck, otherwise a really bold very fine, probably uniqueprovenanceP Revel...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series R3/type 51 mule, Saltire standard, variety P1e, degenerate bust right, crescent ear, headdress of wire line between two beaded lines, long cross pommée before, ^ and saltire behind, pyramid neck, pellets in field, rev. saltire in triple beaded standard, pellet trefoils in inner angles, profusion of pellets in margins, 1.10g (SL 13-10; Abramson and Bonser, 1999, 101/159; 104/177; 164/174, and Figs. 5.9a, 5.22; SCBI 69, 712 this coin; T&S pp. 524-7, 432-3; EMC 1993.9435 same dies; North 159; Spink 813/833), slightly porous, otherwise...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series R4/type 51 mule, Epa, Saltire standard, variety P1e, large degenerate bust right, crescent ear, headdress of two beaded lines, EPA in runes before, ^O^ and pellets behind, pyramid neck rests on beaded exergual lines, rev. saltire in beaded standard, pellet in angles, beaded tufas in margins extend to beaded border, 1.04g (SL 13-30; Abramson and Bonser, 1999, 101/159; 104/177; 164/174, and Figs. 5.9a, 5.22; SCBI 69, 713 this coin; T&S pp. 524-7, 435; North 159; Spink 813/833), the reverse somewhat off-struck, and with slight surface...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series R/type 51 mule, Gepa, Saltire standard, variety P1d, degenerate radiate bust right, crescent ear, large annulet and runic XGPA before, large beaded ^ enclosing pellets behind, beaded pyramidical neck rests on beaded exergual lines, rev. saltire cross pommée within beaded standard with trefoil in each angle, alternating designs in margins including two lines of three pellets, pellets flanking annulet, and pellets flanking chevron, 0.90g (SL 13-50; Abramson and Bonser, 1999, 101/159; 104/177; 164/174, and Figs. 5.9a, 5.22; SCBI 69, 7...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Saltire standard, variety P1ai, type 51, two naked figures with exaggerated features, bird-headed figure on right looking across, moustached figure left, long cross pommée on stand between and long cross each side, rev. beaded saltire in double beaded standard, trefoils in angles, pellets in margins, 0.90g (SL 13-80; Abramson and Bonser, 1999, 101/159; 104/177; 164/174, and Figs. 5.9a, 5.22; Abramson, 2012b, Fig 17j; SCBI 69, 721 this coin; T&S pp. 524-7, 432-3; North 53; Spink 833 plate coin), porous, very fine and very rareprovenanceT O...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Saltire standard, variety P1h, double croix ancrée with voided pellet cross, lobes closed in quarters, within double linear border, rev. beaded saltire in double linear-striated standard, pellets in angles, tufa to each side, 0.91g (SL 13-150; SCBI 69, 726 this coin; Spink 833A), small striking split, otherwise of good fabric and nicely toned, a pleasingly good very fine, very rareprovenanceAcquired privately from finder, January 2008~ Found by I Carruthers near Corfe Castle (Dorset), 2002 ~ [EMC 2003.0003 = BNJ Coin Register 2003, no. 12...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Saltire standard, type 70, linear saltire with pellet ends inside beaded standard, trefoil in each angle, tufa to each side, pellets in margins, pellet in central annulet in beaded square, row of three pellets to each side, diagonals at corners to beaded circle, rev. degenerate beaded standard, central pellet-in-annulet, angular symbols within, beaded border within linear border, beaded outer circle demarcated by equidistant annulets, 0.99g (Hill variety a/b, SL 13-160; SCBI 69, 732 this coin; T&S pp. 532-4, 436-7; Gannon pp. 175, Fig. 5....

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Saltire standard, type 70, linear saltire with pellet ends, in beaded standard, pellet in each angle, tufa above, row of three pellets below, cross to each side, beaded border, rev. beaded standard, with diagonal to each corner, containing mirrored angular symbols around central annulet, radiate crown and trefoil above, cross pommée to other sides, 0.80g, 270° (Hill variety a/b; SL 13-160; SCBI 69, 728 this coin; T&S pp. 532-4, 436-7; Gannon 175, Fig. 5.22; North 55; Spink 833B plate coin), a really good very fine, rareprovenanceM Vosper,...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Saltire standard, type 70, Geometric type, linear saltire with pellet ends, in beaded standard, pellet in each angle, tufa above containing pellet-in-annulet, row of three pellets below, pelleted bar to each side, rev. beaded standard, with pellet to each corner, containing mirrored angular symbols around central annulet, radiate crown above, cross pommée to other sides, 0.90g, 180° (Hill variety a/b; SL 13-160; SCBI 69, 729 this coin; T&S pp. 532-4, 436-7; Metcalf 2011, no. 40; Gannon 175, Fig. 5.22; North 55; Spink 833B), good very fine...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Saltire standard, type 70, linear saltire with pellet ends, in beaded standard, pellet in each angle, tufa above, chevrons at other sides, diagonals to corners, rev. Beaded standard, with diagonal to each corner, containing mirrored angular symbols around central annulet, chevron left, cross pommée to other sides, 0.79g, 90° (SL 13-160; SCBI 69, 731 this coin; T&S pp. 532-4, 436-7; Gannon 175, Fig. 5.22; North 55; Spink 833B), good very fine and scarceprovenanceK Chapman, June 2012~ Found near Papworth 'Site 2' (Cambridgeshire), 9 March 2...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Saltire standard, type 70, linear saltire with pellet ends in beaded standard, pellet in each angle, tufa above, row of three pellets below, cross to each side, beaded border, rev. degenerate beaded standard, central annulet, beaded inner border within beaded outer circle with four annulets, 1.01g (Hill variety a/b, SL 13-163; SCBI 69, 733 this coin; T&S pp. 532-4, 436-7; Gannon 175, Fig. 5.22; North 55; Spink 833B), slightly off-struck, otherwise toned and of good fabric, extremely fine, very rareprovenanceK Chapman, October 2015~ Found...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Saltire standard, type 70, pellet saltire in beaded standard, row of three pellets to each side, rev. conjoined Ts over pellet cross, 1.08g (SL 13-165; SCBI 69, 734 this coin; T&S pp. 532-4, 436-7; Gannon 175, Fig. 5.22; North 55; Spink 833B), small split to edge, otherwise well-centred, toned, extremely fine, and most charming, presumed uniqueprovenanceJ Philpotts, March 2013 ~ Reportedly found near Cambridge ~ [EMC 2014.0051 = BNJ Coin Register 2014, no. 61]Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Silver Sceat, Series A (A1), type 2a, TIIC with arched horns, before radiate bust, broken A behind, straight exergual lines, rev. degenerate votive standard with seriffed letters, tufa above containing trefoil of pellets, rounded horns, seriffed letters in margin, 1.20g, 0° (SL 3-10 plate coin; Abramson, 2012a, Figs 15 & 20; and, 2012b, Fig 17b; SCBI 69, 30 this coin; T&S pp. 85-9, 88-91; Gannon 43-4, 43, no. 144; 47, 48, no. 173; 55, nos. 172, 177; 143, 183, 184, no. 18; Figs. 2.29 and 5.19a; North 40; Spink 775 plate coin), light scuffing to bus...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Silver Sceat, Series A (A2), type 2a, radiate and draped bust right, TIC before, restruck annulet behind, straight exergual lines, rev. degenerate votive standard, tufa above containing pellet, horns level, unusual cross below, vestigial legend in left field, 1.16g, 270° (SL 3-30, plate coin; SCBI 69, 34 this coin; T&S pp. 85-9, 88-91; Gannon 43-4, 43, no. 144; 47, 48, no. 173; 55, nos. 172, 177; 143, 183, 184, no. 18; Figs. 2.29 and 5.19a; North 40; Spink 775), a hint of tone in recesses, a bolder very fineprovenanceP Revell, July 2008~ Reportedl...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Silver Sceat, Series A (A2), type 2a, radiate and draped bust right, TIC before, restruck annulet behind, straight exergual lines, rev. degenerate votive standard, tufa above containing pellet, horns level, cross below, 1.16g, 90° (SL 3-30; SCBI 69, 35 this coin; T&S pp. 85-9, 88-91; Gannon 43-4, 43 no. 144; 47, 48, no. 173; 55, 172, 177, no. 143, 183, 184, no. 18, and Figs. 2.29a and 5.19a; North 40; Spink 775), some surface porosity, otherwise very fineprovenanceAcquired privately from finder, January 2014~ Found by B Scott at Dover (Kent) ~Subj...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series A (A3), type 2a, radiate head right with curved exergual drapery, annulet and TIC before, rev. degenerate votive standard, tufa above containing pellet, unusual cross below, 1.20g, 90° (SL 3-40; SCBI 69, 36 this coin; T&S pp. 85-9, 92-6; Gannon: 43-4, 43 nos. 144, 47, 48; nos. 173, 55, 172, 177; nos. 143, 183, 184, and no. 18; Figs. 2.29a and 5.19a; North 40; Spink 775), a little off centre, otherwise nicely patinated, good very fineprovenanceLockdales, January 2003~ Reportedly found in East Anglia ~Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Prem...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series B (BId-g), type 27b, diademed bust right, bead before, crescent ear, shoulder breaking beaded circle, legend around, rev. bird right atop cross pattée, annulets in quarters, beaded serpent circle starting at 3 o'clock, 1.10g, 90° (SL 16-10; SCBI 69, 49 this coin; T&S pp. 94-105, 107-12; Gannon 36, 47, 48, no. 173, 107-10, 112, 136, 184, 184, no. 18, and Figs. 2.18a, 4.1b, 4.5; North 126; Spink 777 plate coin), some light surface marks on a smaller irregular but darkly toned flan, otherwise a handsomely bold very fine with a striking...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series B (BI), type 27b, diademed bust right, with braided hair and fringe over forehead, large jaw, pellet lips and modelled ear, bead and annulet before, shoulder breaking beaded circle at an unusual angle, rev. bird right atop cross pattée, flanked by pellets, annulets in quarters, beaded serpent circle starting at 6 o'clock, 1.18g, 0° (SL 16-10; SCBI 69, 51 this coin; T&S pp. 94-105, 100-6; Gannon 36, 47, 48, no. 173, 107-10, 112, 136, 184, 184, no. 18, Figs. 2.18a, 4.1b, 4.5; North 124/126; Spink 776/777), short of flan before portrai...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series B (BII), type 27a, diademed head right, cross pattée and jewel [?] before, shoulder crosses beaded circle, rev. bird with elegant neck right, atop cross pattée within serpent circle starting at 6 o'clock, 1.15g, 315° (SL 16-20; Abramson, 2012a, Fig 16; 2012b, and plate; SCBI 69, 64 this coin; T&S pp. 94-105, 113-16; Gannon 36, 47, 48 no. 173, 107-10, 112, 136, 184, 184, no. 18, and Figs. 2.18a, 4.1b, and 4.5; cf. EMC 2008.0313 [Series Big ~ imitative]; Spink 777A), porous surfaces and some die clashing, otherwise about very fine, ver...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series B (BIA variety), type 27b, double-diademed head in anticlockwise serpent circle, starting at 6 o'clock, rev. bird right atop cross pattée, flanked by large annulets, berries before, beaded serpent circle anticlockwise, starting at 6 o'clock, 1.30g, 0° (SL 16-40; SCBI 69, 54 this coin; T&S pp. 94-105, 100-6; Gannon 36, 47, 48, no. 173, 107-10, 112, 136, 184, 184, no. 18, and Figs. 2.18a, 4.1b, and 4.5; Spink 777), old toning, good very fineprovenance'Stock of the late Patrick Finn', Baldwin 38, 4 October 2004, lot 18Finn, FPL 17, Sept...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series B (BIA/C), diademed head in clockwise serpent circle, starting at 7 o'clock, legend around, rev. bird right atop cross pattée, flanked by large annulets, beaded serpent circle clockwise, starting at 6 o'clock, 1.22g, 90° (SL 16-40; SCBI 69, 56 this coin; T&S pp. 94-105, 103-6; Gannon 36, 47, 48, no. 173, 107-10, 112, 136, 184, 184, no. 18, and Figs. 2.18a, 4.1b, and 4.5; North 126; Spink 777), lustrous with a dark overlying tone, almost extremely fineprovenanceM Vosper, June 2014~ Reportedly found in North Lincolnshire ~Subject to 20...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series B (BI variety), triple diademed head right, crescent ear, pointed nose, in anticlockwise serpent circle starting at 4 o'clock, corded-chain surrounds, rev. skeletal bird with modelled head right atop cross pattée, trefoil of berries before, flanked by large annulets, all within serpent circle starting at 4 o'clock, 1.17g, 315° (SL 16-50; SCBI 69, 60 this coin; T&S pp. 94-105, 100-6; Gannon 36, 47, 48, no. 173, 107-10, 112, 136, 184, 184, no. 18, and Figs. 2.18a, 4.1b, and 4.5; North 126; Spink 777), a handsome coin, almost extremely...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series B (BIIIA variety), triple diademed bust with jewel before, pointed nose with extended chin, in anticlockwise serpent circle starting at 4 o'clock, rev. stylised bird with arched feathers right atop cross pattée, flanked by pellet and annulet, in clockwise serpent circle starting at 4 o'clock, 1.10g, 215° (SL 16-80; SCBI 69, 71; T&S pp. 158-65. 156-7 and 304-5; Gannon 36, 47, 48 no. 173, 107-10, 112, 136, 184, 184, no. 18, and Figs. 2.18a, 4.1b, and 4.5; North 126; Spink 777), good very fine, scarceprovenanceM Vosper, July 2008~ Repor...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series B (BIIIA3), triple diademed head right, crescent ear, long pointed nose with extended chin and pellet lips, beaded outer circle, rev. pellet before impressionistic outline of bird right atop cross pommée, flanked by pellet-in-annulet and trefoil of pellets, double beaded circle, 0.95g. 45° (SL 16-80; Abramson, 2012b, plate; SCBI 69, 74 this coin; T&S pp. 158-65, 156-7; Gannon 36, 47, 48, no. 173, 107-10, 112, 136, 184, 184, no. 18, and Figs. 2.18a, 4.1b, and 4.5; North 125; Spink 777B), a most handsome type coin, extremely fine, rare...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series BX, type 26, diademed bust, fringe of hair over forehead, shoulder breaking beaded circle, annulet before, legend around, rev. bird right atop cross pattée on steps, flanked by annulets, pellets in lower quarters of cross, all in beaded inner circle, legend around, 0.90g, 180° (SL 15-10; SCBI 69, 43 this coin; T&S pp. 94-105, 97-9; Gannon 35, 158, and Fig. 2.13a; North 124; Spink 776), nicely centred albeit slightly porous, a pleasingly bold very fineprovenanceAcquired privately from finder, July 2004~ Found by B Smyth, at Tiptree (E...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series BX, type 26, diademed bust right, jewel above. fringe of hair over forehead, shoulder breaking beaded circle, [...]HVAHVAVM[...] legend around, rev. bird right atop cross pattée on steps, flanked by annulets, pellets in lower quarters of cross, all in beaded inner circle, VAVHVAVHVAO legend around, 1.17g, 0° (SL 15-10; Abramson, 2012a, Fig 12; SCBI 69, 44 this coin; T&S pp. 94-105, 97-9; Gannon 35, 158 and Fig. 2.13a; North 124; Spink 776 plate coin), some light surface porosity, otherwise good very fineprovenanceAcquired privately f...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series BZ, type 29b, haloed outline head with cruciform features, blundered legend .VV++.++^ around, rev. bird right atop plain cross, large annulet before, beaded circle with blundered legend, 1.10g, 0° (SL 17-10; SCBI 69, 111 this coin; T&S pp. 133-7, 138-9; North 131; Spink 778), slightly rough surfaces, otherwise well-centred, a bold very fine, rareprovenanceRudd FPL 34, July 1998~ Found near Norwich (Norfolk), 1997 ~[EMC 1998.0051]For further discussion, see A R J Hutcheson (2009, UEA) 'The Origins of East Anglian Towns: Coin Loss in t...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series C (C1), crude radiate head right, TAPA in runic before, rev. degenerate votive standard, tufa above containing trefoil. Ts at corners, vestigial beaded border, 1.20g, 0° (SL 4-20; Abramson, 2012b, Fig 17c; SCBI 69, 79 this coin; T&S pp. 106-16, 117-20; Gannon: 43-4, 43 nos. 144, 48; nos. 173, 55, 172-3, 184; no. 18, and Figs. 2.29b, 5.19b; North 41; Spink 779), struck on a small and darkly toned flan, almost extremely fineprovenanceT Owen, May 1995Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Condi...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series C (C2ii), type 2, crude radiate head right, annulet flanking chevron A behind,rev. degenerate votive standard Ts with flared ends, cross pattée to sides, T to corners, pellet in central annulet, 1.11g, 270° (SL 4-30; SCBI 69, 83 this coin; T&S pp. 106-16, 121-31; Gannon: 43-4, 43, no. 144, 48 no. 173, 55; 172-3, 184, no. 18, and, Figs. 2.29b, 5.19b; North 41; Spink 779), trace surface porosity, otherwise good very fineprovenanceAcquired privately from finder, April 2010~ Found at Lakenheath (Suffolk) ~Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Pr...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series C (C2ii), type 2, crude radiate head right, annulet before legend TAPA before, annulet flanking chevron A behind, rev. degenerate votive standard, Ts with flared ends, cross pattée to sides, pheon to corners, pellet in central annulet, 1.14g, 90° (SL 4-40; SCBI 69, 85 this coin; Gannon 43-4, 43, no. 144, 48, no. 173, 55; 172-3, 184, no. 18; Fig. 2.29b, 5.19b; North 41; Spink 779), good very fineprovenanceP Murawski, May 2006~Reportedly found in Suffolk ~[EMC 2006.0251]Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series C (C2ii), type 2, crude radiate head right, rear beaded line of pyramid neck curved, annulet before legend TAPA, annulets flanking chevron A behind, two pellets either side of annulet in exergue, rev. degenerate votive standard, cross pattée to sides, pheon to corners, 1.20g, 270° (SL 4-40; Abramson, 2012a, Fig 20; SCBI 69, 86 this coin; T&S pp. 106-16, 121-31; Gannon 43-4, 43, no. 144, 48, no. 173, 55, 172-3, 184, no. 18, Figs. 2.29b and 5.19b; North 41; Spink 779 plate coin), well-centred with a handsome portrait, about extremely f...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series C (C2ii), type 2 [?], crude radiate head right, TAPA before, annulet either side of chevron A behind, rev. degenerate votive standard with radial Ts and I's, cross left and central trefoil, 1.16g, 270° (SL 4-45; SCBI 69, 88, this coin; T&S pp. 106-16, 121-31; Gannon 43-4, 43, no. 144, 48; no. 173, 55,172-3, 184 no. 18, and Figs. 2.29b, Fig. 5.19b; North 41; Spink 779), very fine, very rareprovenanceMoores Brothers, August 2013Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Late Series C / Early Series R mule, radiate bust right, crescent ear, steep beaded, pyramidical neck line, runic TAPA before, chevron-barred A behind, rev. degenerate votive standard enclosing central pellet-in-annulet with array of four Ts, crosses on sides and outer corners, vestigial beaded border, 1.31g, 315° (SL 4-50; SCBI 69, 89 this coin; 'Beowulf' 86; SEMC2, 125-153; T&S pp. 106-16, 121-31; Gannon 43-4, 43, no. 144, 48, no. 173, 55, 172-3, 184 no. 18, and Figs. 2.29b, 5.19b; North -; Spink 779/813), extremely fine and very rareprov...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series C (C1), radiate bust right, with beaded, pyramidical neck and crescent ear, annulet before APA right, chevron-barred A behind, rev. degenerate votive standard, no tufa, horns lowered, cross pattée left, small runes above and letters below, 1.23g, 270° (SL 4-60; Abramson, 2012b, Fig 23a; SCBI 69, 91 this coin; T&S pp. 106-16, 117-20; Gannon 43-4, 43, no. 144, 48, no. 173, 55, 172-3, 184, no. 18, and Figs. 2.29b, 5.19b; North 41; Spink 779), good very fine, a very rare variety with marginal runes on reverseprovenanceP Elkins, April 201...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series CZ, radiate bust right, with beaded pyramidical neck and chevron ear, annulet before runic APA right, rev. degenerate votive standard with large cross pattée replacing lower beaded side, cross pattée to left and lower corner, vestigial runes in lower right margin, 1.13g, 90° (SL 5-20; Cleghorn, BNJ [2017], pp. 206-208; SCBI 69, 98 this coin; T&S pp. 106-16, 132-3; North 41; Spink 779), slightly rougher surfaces, otherwise a bolder very fine, extremely rareprovenanceDNW, 13 December 2006, lot ~ Found by K Easton, 'five miles' north-we...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, "Series E", type 89, SEDE (or AESE [?]) divided by four saltire crosses around central cross, beaded inner border with chevrons beyond, rev. serpent, biting pellet, coiled clockwise with radiant quills, protecting central saltire cross, 1.10g (SL 93-10; SCBI 69, 298 this coin; T&S pp. 246, 263; JMP pp. 222-23; Gannon 132, 138, 175, no. 133, 181, and Fig. 5.28c; North 47; Spink 786 plate coin), a pleasing very fine, extremely rareprovenanceGranta Coins, August 2001~ Found at Watton (Norfolk), 2000 ~[EMC 2003.0137 = BNJ Coin Register 2001, no...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, "Series E", type 89, SEDE (or AESE [?]) divided by four saltire pommées, central cross pommée, rev. serpent coiled anticlockwise, open mouth with curl before, protecting central cross pommée, quills radiating to edge, 1.31g, 180° (SL 93-20; cf. SCBI 69, 300; T&S pp. 246, 263; JMP pp. 222-23), a strikingly well-centred example, toned, extremely fine and most handsome, very rareprovenanceW Boyd, January 2019~ Found 'two miles' from Canterbury (Kent) ~[EMC 2019.0031]Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series, temp. Æthelred of Mercia (675-704), Sceat, "Series E", type 105, runic ÆTHILI | RÆD in two lines divided by central line, rev. quilled crescent right, enclosing four bars, wave pattern below, 1.10g, 0° (SL 92-10; Abramson, 2012b, plate; SCBI 69, 294 this coin; T&S 121-4, 134-5; Gannon 180, Fig. 5.27; North 155; Spink 780 plate coin), handsomely centred with a rich dark tone, extremely fine, very rareprovenanceBaldwin 19, 4 May 1999, lot 425 ~ Found at Tuddenham (Suffolk), December 1996 ~[EMC 1997.0003 = BNJ Coin Register 1997, no. 61]Subject to 20% VAT on B...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, "Series E", type 53, degenerate 'porcupine' bust right, hair in fine quills, pellet-in-annulet for eye, and below, pelleted bar before, rev. pellet cross on stepped cross, pellet in each quadrant, vestigial chevron design, 1.00g (SL 91-10; SCBI 69, 290 this coin; T&S p. 243-5, 258-62. JMP 96-7; Gannon 161, Fig. 5.6a; North 150; Spink 785 plate coin), light tone, good very fine; a desirable coinprovenanceT Webb-Ware, February 1995Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, "Series E", type 53, degenerate 'porcupine' bust, hair in fine quills, pellet eye, two pellets and pellet-in-annulet below, pelleted bar before, rev. stepped cross with central annulet, trefoils of pellet within and between limbs, 0.86g (SL 91-10; T&S pp. 243-5, 258-62; JMP 96-7; Gannon 161, Fig. 5.6a; North 150; Spink 785), spots of verdigris and a baser fabric than last, otherwise almost extremely fineprovenanceAcquired privately from finder, December 2018~ Found by B Rolfe, at Great Chishill (Cambridgeshire) ~This specimen exhibits a cur...

Anglo-Saxon England, Continental Series (695-740), Sceat, Series E, VICO type, quilled crescent right, with rounded head enclosing three pelleted bars, rev. beaded standard containing central annulet and angular symbols possibly reading VIC, pellets within standard, double chevron above, symbols in margin, 1.20g (SL 88-10 plate coin; SCBI 69, 200 this coin; T&S pp. 196-221, 194-9; Gannon 173, 179, and Figs. 5.20b, 5.26b; Spink 790A), good very fineprovenanceLockdales, September 2005Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Anglo-Saxon England, Continental Series (695-740), temp., Willibrodr, Bishop of Utrecht, Sceat, Series E variety G5, quilled crescent curved right, enclosing "Moon face" right, XAZA before, rev. VVILL[…] around beaded standard enclosing Y-shaped element and crozier, the attribute of Willibrodr, 1.10g, 180° (SL 89-50 plate coin; Abramson, 2008, Fig. 18a; 2012b, Fig 15a; SCBI 69, 215 this coin; cf. Spink 790A), lightly porous, otherwise very fine and an extremely rare variantprovenanceAcquired privately from finder, February 2005~ Found by T Woodley at Aylesbury (Buckinghamshire) ~[EMC 2005.0253...

Merovingia Francia, Auxerre (c. 670), Denier, Series F Prototype, +^ICMIFCI (?), heavy-jowled and helmeted bust right, wearing neck guard, large nose to forehead, cross pattée behind, blundered legend in square lettering, rev. cross on steps, annulets on limbs, blundered legend in square lettering, 1.18g, 270° (SL 106-10; Metcalf c.i; SCBI 69, 102 this coin; T&S 125-32, 136-7; Gannon 49, 177 no. 142, 184, no. 22, Fig. 2.37b), toned, about very fine, extremely rareprovenanceGift from M Bonser, June 2010~ Found by M King at Freckenham (Suffolk), 2010 ~ [EMC 2011.0033]Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series F, variety c, type 24b, heavy-jowled and helmeted bust right, wide-brim with neck guard without privy mark, large nose to forehead, pellet lips, cross pattée behind, blundered legend in square lettering, rev. cross pattée on steps, annulets on limbs, pellets between, no votive lettering in field, blundered legend in square lettering, 1.00g, 270° (SL 106-20; SCBI 69, 103 this coin; T&S 125-32, 136-7; Gannon 49, 177, no. 142, 184, no. 22, Fig. 2.37b; North 62; Spink 781), a hint of surface porosity and toning in recesses, a really bold...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series F, variety b, type 24b, heavy-jowled and helmeted bust right, wide-brim and neck guard inset with privy mark, large nose to forehead, pellet lips, cross below chin, cross pattée behind, blundered legend in square lettering, rev. cross pattée on steps, annulets on limbs, votive lettering in field, blundered legend in square lettering, 1.04g, 0° (SL 106-30; Metcalf, 2016, 50; SCBI 69, 104 this coin; T&S 125-32, 136-7; Gannon 49, 177, no. 142, 184, no. 22, Fig. 2.37b; North 62; Spink 781), off-struck, otherwise of good fabric, about ext...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series F, variety c, type 24b, helmeted bust right, wide-brim and neck guard inset with triangular privy mark, nose to forehead, pellet lips, three pellets before, cross (?) below chin and behind, blundered legend in square lettering, rev. cross pattée on steps, pellet either side and between steps, annulets in lower quarters, blundered legend in square lettering, 1.22g, 0° (SL 106-35; SCBI 69, 106 this coin; T&S 125-32; 136-7; North 62; Spink 781), toned with slight surface porosity, otherwise a really bold very fineprovenanceM Vosper, Mar...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series G, classical diademed and draped bust right, almond-shaped eye, coiled diadem with fringe, ACI before, rev. beaded standard, central pellet-in-annulet, cross pommée in each corner, inner circle of pellets, flanked by cross pommée, 1.17g (SL 21-10; SCBI 69, 309 this coin; T&S pp. 267-74, 267-74; Gannon 48, 48, no. 170, 65, 174, 184, no. 18; Figs. 2.36, 5.21a; North 43; Spink 800), a most handsome and striking coin, good very fine, extremely rareprovenanceCNG Inventory (ref. 915724), May 2012Nomos, FPL 5, Winter-Spring 2012, no. 88C...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series G, type 3a, large diademed and draped bust right, hair raised, cross pommée before, rev. diamond standard, central pellet-in-annulet, cross pommée in three corners, trefoil below, flanked by pellets, 0.96g, 270° (SL 21-20; Abramson, 2012b, Fig 1b; SCBI 69, 315 this coin; T&S pp. 266-74, 267-74; Gannon 48, no. 170, 65, 174, 184, no. 18, and Figs. 2.36, 5.21a; North 43; Spink 800), slight surface porosity, otherwise toned, good very fineprovenanceR Spour, June 2008Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please vi...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series G, type 3a, small bust right, straight wreath ties behind, long cross (in palm ?) before, with Thor's hammer above, row of pellets before and behind, rev. diamond standard with cross pommée in each corner, inner pellet cross, pellets and cross pommée to each side, 1.13g (SL 21-40; SCBI 69, 322 this coin; T&S pp. 266-74, 267-74; Gannon 48, no. 170, 65, 174, 184, no. 18, Fig. 2.36, 5.21a; North 43; Spink 800), the portrait somewhat waterworn, otherwise almost very fine, extremely rareprovenanceM Vosper, February 2015Subject to 20% V...

Merovingian, Auxerre, temp. Abbot Quintilian of St. Germain (c. 700-750), AR Denier, crude diademed bust right, almond-shaped eye, braided radiant hair, cross pommée before, hammer above, vestigial vertical row of pellet behind and before face, rev. triquetra with cross at point of each lobe, dividing letters A | IT | B, 1.04g (Abramson, 2012a, Fig 3; SCBI 69, 1095 this coin; cf. Prou 2884, plate XXXVI, "Attributions Incertaines" ~ Cimiez Hoard, Morel-Fatio 311; Lafaurie, 'Deniers abbatiaux mérovingiens d'Auxerre', Doussay, 'Saint-Denis et Wicus-Saint-Josse', BSFN no. 9, November 1997, pp. 181...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series G, type 107 variety, crude diademed bust right, chevron ear, braided hair forward, cross pommée downwards before, hammer above, rev. degenerate beaded standard, cross pommée in three angles, trefoil in one, pelleted annulet at centre, 1.16g, 90° (SCBI 69, 327 this coin; T&S pp. 266-74, 272-74; North 43; Spink 800 plate coin), a bolder very fineprovenanceMichael J Grover, DNW 79, 24 September 2008, lot 3396Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series G/J, type 85 mule, large crude bust right, large triangular eye, angular nose, hair forward, chevron ear, cross before, rev. outline bird (dove ?) right, on cross pommée, pellet-in-annulet each side, cluster of berries before bird and in lower quarters, 1.18g, 180° (SL 22-20; SCBI 69, 332 this coin; Gannon 36, 48 no. 170, 107, no. 5, 109-12, and Figs. 2.18b; 4.2a; MEC 8 Series –; North –; Spink 800/802), very fine, very rareprovenanceM Vosper, April 2010Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms a...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series H, Hamwic, small central bird in beaded inner circle, surrounded by 9 bosses, rev. Pecking bird in beaded foliage right, wing raised and curled, feet splayed, rosette before, pellets below, 0.94g, 0° (SL 48-10 plate coin; T&S pp. 333-40, 289-92; Gannon 174, 180, Fig. 5.5; North -; Spink -), a remarkable example of the Dark Age numismatic art form, some stressing in fields, otherwise about extremely fine, of the highest rarity, the second knownprovenanceAcquired privately from finder, September 2017~ Found by A Staples at Basingstok...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series H, type 49, Hamwic, small moustached 'Wodan' head with beaded outline framed in 7 roundels, pellets between, cross pommée below, rev. Peacock striding right, roundel above and below, pellets in field, 0.88g, 180° (SL 48-720 plate coin; SCBI 69, 362 this coin; T&S pp. 321-36, 285-8; Gannon 28, 36, 113, 120, 123, 180, 190, no. 74, and Figs. 2.6, 4.19; North 108, Spink 801A), lightly toned, good very fine, scarceprovenanceJ Philpotts, June 2011~ Reportedly found in Lincolnshire ~ Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more inform...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series H, type 49, Hamwic, small moustached 'Wodan' head with beaded outline framed in 7 roundels, pellets between, rev. Peacock striding right, roundel above, cross pommée before, pellet in each angle, 0.94g, 90° (SL 48-735 plate coin; SCBI 69, 366 this coin; T&S pp. 321-36, 285-8; Gannon 28, 36, 113, 120, 123, 180, 190, no. 74, and Figs. 2.6, 4.19; North 108, Spink 801A), some surface roughness countered by toning in recesses, a pleasing very fine, extremely rareprovenanceJ Philpotts, January 2014SNC, September 1990 - £450Subject to 20%...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series H, type 49, Hamwic, small moustached 'Wodan' face with a beaded outline framed in 8 roundels, pellets between, rev. Peacock striding right, rosette below neck, pellet cross between legs, clusters of 2 and 3 pellets beneath feet, 0.92g, 90° (SL 48-815 plate coin; SCBI 69, 371 this coin; T&S pp. 321-36, 285-8; Gannon 28, 36, 113, 120, 123, 180, 190 no. 74, and Figs. 2.6, 4.19; North 108, Spink 801A), some spots of silver depletion, otherwise a pleasingly bold very fine, very rareprovenanceJ Philpotts, March 2013Subject to 20% VAT on...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series H, type 49, Hamwic, small moustached 'Wodan' head with beaded outline framed in 8 roundels, pellets between, rev. Peacock striding right, quincunx below neck, roundel above neck, 0.88g, 0° (SL 48-850 plate coin; SCBI 69, 372 this coin; T&S pp. 321-36, 285-8; Gannon 28, 36, 113, 120, 123, 180, 190, no. 74, and Figs. 2.6, 4.19; North 108, Spink 801A), edge chip resulting in surface loss at reverse 6 o'clock, otherwise of reasonable fabric, a bolder very fine, scarceprovenanceJ Philpotts, January 2013~ Found at Shalfleet (Isle of Wigh...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series H, type 49, Hamwic, round moustached 'Wodan' with beaded outline framed in 9 roundels, pellets between, rev. Peacock striding right, roundels above and before, pellets in field, 0.80g, 170° (SL 48-920 plate coin; Abramson, 2012a, Fig 27; 2012b, plate; SCBI 69, 374 this coin; T&S pp. 321-36, 285-8; Gannon 28, 36, 113, 120, 123, 180, 190, no. 74, and Figs. 2.6, 4.19; North 102; Spink 801A plate coin), some die clogging, otherwise toned and a trace off-centre, a pleasantly bold very fine, scarceprovenanceF J Rist, January 1999Subject...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series H, type 49, Hamwic, small moustached 'Wodan' head with beaded outline framed in 10 roundels, rev. Peacock striding right, rosette before, pellet between legs, 1.04g, 0° (SL 48-1010 plate coin; SCBI 69, 375 this coin; T&S pp. 321-36, 285-8; Gannon 28, 36, 113, 120, 123, 180, 190, no. 74, and Figs. 2.6, 4.19), of marginally baser fabric than previous and traces of surface stresses, otherwise very fine, very rareprovenanceAcquired privately from finder, March 2013~ Found by A Davies, near Andover (Hampshire), 2011 ~Subject to 20% VAT...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series H, type 49, Hamwic, round moustached 'Wodan' head with beaded outline framed in 11 roundels, rev. Peacock striding right, rosette quatrefoil between legs, striated border, 0.92g, 0° (SL 48-1110 plate coin; Abramson, 2012b, plate; SCBI 69, 378 this coin; T&S pp. 321-36, 285-8; Gannon 28, 36, 113, 120, 123, 180, 190, no. 74, and Figs. 2.6, 4.19; North 108, Spink 801A), some surface porosity, otherwise good very fine, an extremely rare variantprovenanceJ Philpotts, October 2007Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more informatio...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series H, Celtic cross, type 39, Hamwic, pecking bird in beaded foliage right, wing raised and curled, pellet eye, beak open, feet splayed, pellets in field, rev. voided Celtic cross with rosette in angles and at centre, 0.97g (SL 46-10 plate coin; Abramson, 2012a, Fig 27; SCBI 69, 356 this coin: T&S pp. 321-36, 283; Gannon 113, 119, 120, 123, 180, 185, Fig. 4.16; MEC 8 Series Ha, 329-30; North 96; Spink 801 plate coin), a splendid specimen of good fabric, light tone, a pleasingly good very fineprovenanceTimeLine Auction 1, March 2010Subj...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series H, type 48, Celtic cross variety 2a, Hamwic, clockwise whorl of three serpents with gaping jaws, erect ears and wasp-like bodies, extended tongues, central pellet, serrated border, rev. voided Celtic cross, enclosing pellet cross and curving around rosettes in angles, serrated border, 1.00g (SL 47-10 plate coin; SCBI 69, 358 this coin; T&S pp. 333-40, 289-92; Gannon 174, 180, Fig. 5.5; MEC 8 Series Hd; North 102; SCBC 801B plate coin), some surface deposits and stress marking, otherwise very fine, scarceprovenanceM Vosper, March 2...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series H, type 48, Celtic cross, Hamwic, anticlockwise whorl of three serpents, with gaping jaws, erect ears and wasp-like bodies, extended tongues and central pellet, rev. voided Celtic cross, enclosing pellet cross and curving around rosettes in angles, 0.98g (SL 47-20 plate coin; SCBI 69, 360 this coin; T&S pp. 333-40, 289-92; Gannon 174, 180, Fig. 5.5; MEC 8 Series Hd; North 102; SCBC 801B), off-centre with some chipping, otherwise a bolder very fine, an extremely rare varietyprovenanceL Miller, August 2012~ Found at Blewbury (Oxford...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series J, type 85, York, diademed head right, crescent ear, pellet lips, protruding chin and braided hair, rev. outline bird (dove ?) right on cross pommée, annulet either side, quatrefoil of berries before bird, bird has three tail feathers below, trefoils in lower angles, 0.60g, 120° (SL 18-20; SCBI 69, 382 this coin; T&S pp. 345-53, 293-5; Gannon pp. 36, 48, no. 170, 107, no. 5, 109-12, Figs. 2.18b; 4.2a; North -; Spink 802), good very fineprovenanceG Parkin, February 2004Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information plea...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series J, type 85, York, diademed head right, crescent ear, pellet lips, protruding chin and braided hair, rev. outline bird (dove ?) right on cross pommée, unbalanced pellet-in-annulet either side, quatrefoil of berries before bird with three tail feathers below, trefoils in lower angles, 1.11g, 270° (SL 18-20; SCBI 69, 383 this coin; T&S pp. 345-53, 293-5; Gannon 36, 48, no. 170, 107, no. 5, 109-12, and Figs. 2.18b, 4.2a; North -; Spink 802 plate coin), well-centred, toned, good very fineprovenanceS Newson, November 2008~ Found 'in same...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series J, type 85, York, diademed head right, crescent ear, large nose, almond-shaped eye, extended lips, braided hair, rev. outline bird (dove ?) right on cross pommée, annulet either side, quatrefoil of berries before bird with three tail feathers below, 1.20g, 20° (SL 18-20; SCBI 69, 384 this coin; T&S pp. 345-53, 293-5; Gannon 36, 48, no. 170, 107, no. 5, 109-12, and Figs. 2.18b; Fig. 4.2a; North -; Spink 802), the reverse off-struck, otherwise of good fabric, a really good very fineprovenanceM Vosper, April 2004~ Found at Watton (Nor...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series J, type 85, York, head right, with triple diadem, distinct eyebrow, crescent ear and braided hair, rev. outline bird (dove ?) right on cross pommée, unbalanced pellet-in-annulet either side, quatrefoil of berries before bird with three tail feathers below, 0.88g, 270° (SL 18-20; SCBI 69, 385 this coin; T&S pp. 345-53, 293-5; Gannon 36, 48 no. 170, 107; no. 5, 109-12, and Figs. 2.18b; 4.2a; North -; Spink 802), on a plated flan, otherwise toned, near extremely fine and highly pleasingprovenanceA Gillis, October 2008~ Found at Malton...

Iron Age Britain, Cantii, uninscribed issues (c. 50-20 BC), AR Unit, two heads facing with braided hair, stylized bull's head above and below, rev. horse leaping left, yoke (?) above, uncertain symbol below, 0.94g, 300°, 13mm (ABC 216; VA -), irregular flan with a hairline crack, otherwise toned, good very fineprovenanceEaling, CNG Mailbid 111, 29 May 2019, lot 1029Rudd, FPL 89, September 2006, no. 9~ Found in the Darenth Valley (Kent), 2006 ~This very rare type would later serve as the prototype for Type 37 Sceattas. For further reading, see: 'Insular Numismatics: the relationship between Anc...

Merovingia Francia (c. 720-740), AR Denier, Reims [Saint-Rémi], Prototype for Series J, types 37 and 72, crude diademed busts facing, trident cross between, rev. Monogram RM, contraction mark above, row of pellets below, pellets in field, 0.82g, 270° (Adam, 2020, 'Des deniers mérovingiens rémois imitant des sceattas Anglo-Saxons'; SCBI 69, 1104 this coin; T&S, pp. 357, MEC 603-4, and pp. 633), chipped, otherwise, good very fine, rareprovenanceR Bude, June 2012~ Found near Bridlington (Yorkshire) ~Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for B...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series J, type 72, two crude diademed heads in profile, long cross on pedestal between, rev. large bird (eagle ?) right, head turned backed, mouth open, encircled by gaping, serpent-headed worm with beaded body, 1.17g, 90° (SL 19-10; SCBI 69, 395 this coin; T&S pp. 355-6, 303; Gannon 116, 137, no. 209, 160, 180, Fig. 4.11a; North 141; Spink 802C plate coin), a really good very fine, rareprovenanceLockdales, January 2007Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series J, type 72 variety, two crude diademed heads in profile, long cross on pedestal between, rev. large bird (eagle ?) right, looking right towards cross, encircled by crestfallen, serpent-headed, worm with beaded body, 0.80g. 30° (SL 19-20; Abramson, 2008, Fig. 8; 2012b, Fig 25b; SCBI 69, 397 this coin; T&S pp. 355-6, 303; Metcalf no. 29; Gannon 116, 137, no. 209, 160, 180, Fig. 4.11a; North -; Spink 802C) somewhat ragged flan with rougher surfaces, otherwise very fine or better, the Christian allegorical symbolism potent, extremely r...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series J, type 37, crude diademed heads in profile, with braided hair, long cross on pedestal between, double beaded border, rev. whorl of four linear birds forming clockwise cross around central cross pommée, 1.10g (SL 19-30; SCBI 69, 386 this coin; T&S pp. 353-5, 296-300; Gannon 37-9, 73, 86, no. 51, 107, no. 5, 110-11, 160, and Figs. 2.19, 4.3a; North 135; Spink 802A obv. plate coin), the reverse somewhat off-centre, otherwise toned, good very fineprovenanceT Owen, May 1995Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information ple...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series J, type 36, crude diademed bust right, pelleted wreath ties behind, long cross pommée before, linear drapery, rev. two birds (eagles ?) right, foreground bird has distinct eye, three tail feathers and splayed feet, cross pommée before, 0.76g, 180° (SL 20-10v; SCBI 69, 399 this coin; T&S pp. 361-7, 301-2; Gannon 48, no. 170; 55, no. 215, 114-5, Fig. 4.8; North 134; Spink 802D), well-centred, toned, a really good very fineprovenanceAcquired privately from finder, August 2016~ Found by L Grace at Castle Donington (Leicestershire) ~Su...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series J, type 36 variety, crude diademed and draped bust right, with braided hair, crescent ear, extended lips, unknotted wreath ties, coiled serpent before in figure-of-eight, rev. two birds (eagles ?) right, foreground bird has three feathers and splayed feet, coiled serpent before, attacking, 0.90g, 45° (SL 20-30; Abramson, 2008, Fig. 4; 2012b, Fig 24a; SCBI 69, 404 this coin; T&S pp. 361-7, 301-2. Metcalf no. 32 and 93; Gannon 48, no. 170; 55, no. 215, 114-5, Fig. 4.8; North -; Spink 804D/802D), chipped edge, nonetheless a beautiful...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series J, type 36 variety, crude diademed bust right, pelleted wreath ties behind, long cross pommée before, linear drapery, rev. two birds (eagles ?) right, foreground bird has three feathers, splayed feet, coiled serpent before, attacking, 1.10g, 0° (SL 20-40; Abramson, 2008, Fig. 3; SCBI 69, 405 this coin; T&S pp. 361-7, 301-2; Metcalf no. 32; Gannon 48, no. 170; 55, no. 215, 114-5, Fig. 4.8; North 134; Spink 802D), slightly rougher surfaces, otherwise very fine or better, probably uniqueprovenanceAcquired privately from finder, Febru...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series K, obverse C-D, type 33 (cf. Reculver), tall diademed bust right, knotted wreath ties behind, elaborate drapery with breastplate (?), cross pommée before, rev. lion head right, chevron mane, ear forward, distinct sharp teeth, long curling snake-tongue, 1.03g, 270° (SL 38-10 plate coin; SCBI 69, 423 this coin; Gannon 59, no. 237, 64-5, 131-2, 134, 135, 139, 156, 178, no. 155, 189, no. 62, and Figs. 2.48b, 2.49a, 2.58, 4.35b, 4.36a, 4.36d; North 93; Spink 803 plate coin), light surface porosity, otherwise a striking coin, very finepr...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series K, obverse C-D, type 33 (cf. Reculver), diademed and mantled bust right, jewel on diadem and upcurved drapery cuirass (?), wreath ties unknotted, almond-shaped eye, globus cruciger before, bust framed by beading, rev. Lion head right, chevron mane, round eye, ear forward, distinct sharp teeth, long curling snake-tongue, pellets above, 1.08g, 0° (SCBI 69, 424 this coin; Gannon 59, no. 237, 64-5, 131-2, 134, 135, 139, 156, 178, no. 155, 189, no. 62, Figs. 2.48b, 2.49a, 2.58, 4.35b, 4.36a, 4.36d; North 93; Spink 803), slight porosity...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series K, type 33, obverse 3, diademed and draped bust right, jewel on diadem and upcurved drapery (cuirass ?), wreath ties unknotted, almond-shaped eye, fringe over forehead, long nose, bust framed by beading, cross pommée before, rev. Lion head right, chevron mane, ear forward, distinct sharp teeth, long curling snake-tongue, 1.08g, 0° (SL 38-10; SCBI 69, 425 this coin; T&S pp. 388-91, 306; Gannon 59, no. 237, 64-5, 131-2, 134, 135, 139, 156, 178, no. 155, 189, no. 62, and Figs. 2.48b, 2.49a, 2.58, 4.35b, 4.36a, 4.36d; North 93; Spink 8...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series K, obverse C-D, type 33 (cf. Reculver), diademed and draped bust right, elaborate square breastplate (?), long wreath ties behind, cross pommée before, rev. lion head right, chevron mane, ear forward, distinct sharp teeth, snake-tongue rises in figure-of-eight ending in serpent head, 0.87g, 90° (SL 38-10 rev. plate coin; SCBI 69, 427 this coin; Gannon 59, no. 237, 64-5, 131-2, 134, 135, 139, 156, 178, no. 155, 189, no. 62, and Figs. 2.48b, 2.49a, 2.58, 4.35b, 4.36a, and 4.36d; North 93; Spink 803), porous with a minor edge chip, ot...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series K, type 33 variety, tall diademed and square-draped bust right, long wreath ties behind, cross pommée before, rev. lion head right, chevron mane, ear forward, distinct sharp teeth, snake-tongue rises in figure-of-eight ending in serpent head, pellet cross above, 1.08g, 270° (SL 38-10 plate coin; SCBI 69, 428 this coin; T&S pp. 388-91, 306; Gannon 59, no. 237, 64-5, 131-2, 134, 135, 139, 156, 178, no. 155, 189, no. 62, Figs. 2.48b, 2.49a, 2.58, 4.35b, 4.36a, 4.36d; North 93; Spink 803), trace surface porosity, otherwise a choice exa...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series K, type 33, diademed and square-draped bust right, wreath ties behind, cross pommée before, rev. lion head left, chevron mane, ear forward, snake-tongue rises in figure-of-eight ending in serpent head, 1.00g, 180° (SL 38-20 plate coin; T&S pp. 388-91, 306; Gannon 59, no. 237, 64-5, 131-2, 134, 135, 139, 156, 178, no. 155, 189, no. 62, Figs. 2.48b, 2.49a, 2.58, 4.35b, 4.36a, 4.36d; North 93; Spink 803), slight porosity, otherwise toned, about very fine, very rareprovenanceW Boyd, February 2017Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. F...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series K, type 32a, diademed and draped bust right, almond-shaped eye gazing heavenward, small mouth, hand cupping cross pommée before, knotted wreath ties behind, rev. serpent-headed coiled 'lion' right, with long upward curling tongue extended between fangs, erect ear, circular eye, beaded body forming border, cross pommée on tail, 1.00g, 0° (SL 39-10 plate coin; Abramson, 2012b, Fig 1a; SCBI 69, 406 this coin; T&S pp. 395-402, 307-10; Gannon 35, 71, 72, 131, 137, 139-40, 175, 187-8, and Figs. 2.15, 2.48a, 4.44, 4.46b, 4.47, 6.1; North...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series K, type 32a, diademed and draped bust right, with upcurved drapery (a cuirass ?), almond-shaped eye gazing heavenward, small mouth, hand cupping cross pommée before, knotted wreath ties behind, bust framed by beading, rev. serpent-headed coiled 'lion' left, with long upward curling tongue extended between fangs, erect ear and circular eye, beaded body forming border, 1.10g, 0° (SL 39-20 plate coin; Abramson, 2012a, Fig 18; and 2012b, Fig 1a; SCBI 69, 410 this coin; T&S pp. 395-402, 307-10; Gannon 35, 71, 72, 131, 137, 139-40, 175,...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series K, type 32a, diademed and draped bust right, framed in 'keyhole', upcurved drapery (a cuirass ?), large eye gazing heavenward, small mouth and braided hair, delicate knotted wreath ties behind, bust framed by beading, hand cupping cross pommée before, rev. serpent-headed coiled 'lion' right, with long upward curling tongue extended between fangs, erect ear, circular eye, 'feathered' body, 1.01g, 180° (SL 39-40 plate coin; SCBI 69, 412 this coin; T&S pp. 395-402, 307-10; Gannon 35, 71, 72, 131, 137,139-40, 175, 187-8, and Figs. 2.15...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series K, type 32a, diademed and richly jewelled and round draped bust right, large eye gazing heavenward, small mouth, braided hair, delicate knotted wreath ties behind, hand cupping cross pommée before, rev. serpent-headed coiled lion right, with bifurcated tongue, second serpent around inner serpent, heads aligned, 0.80g, 180° (SL 39-50; Abramson, 2012b, Fig 1a & 19b; SCBI 69, 413 this coin; T&S pp. 395-402, 307-10; Gannon 35, 71, 72, 131, 137, 139-40, 175, 187-8, and Figs. 2.15, 2.48a, 4.44, 4.46b, 4.47, and 6.1; North 89; Spink 803C)...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series K, type 32a, diademed and richly draped bust right, folds horizontal centrally, vertical at sides, large eye gazing heavenward, small mouth, braided hair, knotted wreath ties behind, hand cupping cross pommée before, bust framed by line of small beads across shoulder, rev. serpent-headed coiled 'lion' right, with curling tongue, vestigial second serpent around, 1.04g, 90° (SL 39-50 plate coin; Abramson, 2012a, Fig 18; 2012b, Fig 1a; SCBI 69, 414 this coin; T&S pp. 395-402, 307-10; Metcalf 2016, 237; Gannon 35, 71, 72, 131, 137, 139...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series K, type 32a, diademed and draped bust right, framed in 'keyhole', large eye gazing heavenward, small mouth, braided hair, delicate knotted wreath ties behind, hand cupping cross pommée before, rev. serpent-headed coiled 'lion' right, with long upward curling tongue extended between fangs, erect ear, circular eye, 'feathered' body with beaded outline, only forelimbs shown, 1.05g, 0 (SL 40-10 plate coin; SCBI 69, 415 this coin; T&S pp. 395-402, 307-10; Gannon 35, 71, 72, 131, 137, 139-40, 175, 187-8, and Figs. 2.15, 2.48a, 4.44, 4.46...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series K, type 32a, diademed and draped bust right, smooth folds, wreath knot behind, cupping cross pommée before, pellet at foot of cross, framed in beaded 'keyhole', rev. serpent headed coiled lion, priapic, curled fore and hind limbs, lines and pellets form fur behind, 0.87g, 90° (SL 40-20 plate coin; SCBI 69, 418 this coin; Abramson, 2012a, Fig 18; 2012b, plate; T&S pp. 395-402, 307-10; Gannon 35, 71, 72, 131, 137, 139-40, 175, 187-8, and Figs. 2.15, 2.48a, 4.44, 4.46b, 4.47, 6.1; Spink 803C plate coin), a reverse die crack, otherwise...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series K, type 42, variety a (?), diademed, bejewelled and draped bust right, wreath knot behind, floral bud in palm, rev. animal left, looking back and upwards, rounding angled bush with buds and berries, clawed feet below, 1.10g, 270° (Abramson, 2012a, Fig 18; 2012b, Figs 1a & 2a; SCBI 69, 435 this coin; Gannon 58-9, 67, 71, 72, 77, 131, 132-4, 139, 185, no. 31, and Figs. 2.38, 2.51b, 2.63, 2.74, 4.37a; MEC 8 Series Kc; North 101; Spink 803A), a striking coin, toned, almost extremely fine, scarceprovenanceS Calver, May 2010~ Found at Li...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series K, type 42, variety b, diademed and draped bust right, folds horizontal centrally, vertical at sides, wreath knot behind, bird of prey on shoulder right, looking back, rev. animal left, looking back and upwards, rounding angled bush with buds and berries, clawed feet below, 1.17g, 180° (SL 41-20 plate coin; SCBI 69, 438 this coin; T&S pp. 391-5, 311-13; Gannon 58-9, 67, 71, 72, 77, 131, 132-4, 139, 185, no. 31, and Figs. 2.38, 2.51b, 2.63, 2.74, 4.37a; MEC 8 Series Kc; North 101; Spink 803A), good very fine and scarceprovenanceJ Ph...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series K, type 42, variety c, diademed and draped, bust right, smooth folds, wreath knot behind, cross pommée in palm before, rev. animal left looking back and upwards, rounding angled bush with buds and berries, trefoil tail straight over back, clawed feet below, 0.88g, 0° (Abramson, 2012a, Fig 18; 2012b, Fig 1a; SCBI 69, 442 this coin; Gannon 58-9, 67, 71, 72, 77, 131, 132-4, 139, 185, no. 31, and Figs. 2.38, 2.51b, 2.63, 2.74, 4.37a; North 101; MEC 8 Series Kc; North 101; Spink 803A), a tiny edge nick on reverse at 7 o'clock, and with...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series K, type 75, variety c, beaded border, animal left, looking back and upwards, clawed feet, rounding angled bush with buds and berries, rev. wheel of eleven compartments each with central pellet around central cross in beaded circle with pellets in angles, linear border, 0.88g (SCBI 69, 443 this coin; Hill, NumChron [1953], plate VII, no. 28; cf. Lockett I (1955), lot 261; Spink 803B plate coin [2010-2018]), small edge split with chipping and minor surface corrosion, otherwise fine to very fine, extremely rare, presumed uniqueprovena...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series K, type 20, variety 2, diademed and bejewelled v-neck draped bust right, almond-shaped eye, small mouth, long nose, wreath-ties knotted, cup in palm, rev. figure facing, head right, wearing cross-hatched tabard and plain tunic, standing in crescent boat holding long cross and bird of prey, with pellets on shaft and base of cross, 0.89g, 190° (SL 33-10 plate coin; SCBI 69, 460 this coin; T&S pp. 402-5, 314-18; Gannon 66, 97, no. 131, 187-8, and Figs. 2.61, 3.20b, 6.1; MEC 8 "Series KLa"; North 74; Spink 803E), small edge split, othe...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series K, type 20, diademed and jewellery draped bust right, 'Hwiccian neck', almond-shaped eye, small mouth, long nose, wreath-ties knotted, cup in palm below cross pommée, rev. figure facing, head right, wearing pelleted tabard and plain tunic, standing in crescent boat holding long cross and bird of prey, perch below, pellets on shaft of cross, 0.89g, 180° (SL 33-25 plate coin; SCBI 69, 463 this coin; T&S pp. 402-5, 314-18; Gannon 66, 97, no. 131, 187-8, and Figs. 2.61, 3.20b, 6.1; MEC 8 "Series KLa"; North 74; Spink 803E), waterworn a...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series K, type 20, diademed and jewellery draped bust right, 'Hwiccian neck', almond-shaped eye, small mouth, long nose, wreath-ties knotted, cup in palm below diamond of four pellets, rev. Figure facing, head right, wearing folded tabard, belt and plain tunic, standing in crescent boat holding long cross and bird of prey, pellets on shaft of cross, 0.92g, 180° (SL 33-30 plate coin; SCBI 69, 466 this coin; T&S pp. 402-5, 314-18; Gannon 66, 97, no. 131, 187-8, and Figs. 2.61, 3.20b, 6.1; MEC 8 "Series KLa"; North 74; Spink 803E), scuffs to...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series L, type 18, London, diademed and draped bust right, wreath-ties unknotted, long cross pommée before, rev. Figure standing in crescent boat, looking right, wearing cynehelm and pelleted robe, holding long cross pommée with pellets on shaft left, bird of prey held right, 0.89g, 0° (SL 33-40; SCBI 69, 469 this coin; T&S pp. 413, 331-4. Gannon 56, no. 222. 95-7, 97, no. 131, and Fig. 3.20a; MEC 8 "Series KLa"; North 72; Spink 804F), slight surface porosity, otherwise toned, very fineprovenanceJ Philpotts, January 2015~ Found at Harling...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series L, type 15 variety, London, diademed and draped bust right, smooth folds, horizontal centrally, wreath-ties unknotted, long cross pommée on base before, pellets on shaft of cross, rev. square-shouldered, figure facing, head left, wearing cynehelm and cross-hatched tunic, belt and plain tunic with pellets at hem, standing in crescent boat, holding long cross pommée and bird of prey, perch below, exergual (water or deck?) line, 0.88g, 180° (SL 33-75 plate coin; SCBI 69, 476 this coin; Gannon 59, 60, 70-2, and Figs. 2.67, 2.68a; North...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series L, type 16/18, 'Hwiccian style', London, diademed and draped bust right, wreath-ties unknotted, vine scroll or floral ornament before, rev. Figure facing, head right, wearing cynehelm and cross-hatched tabard with plain tunic, pellet at end, standing in crescent boat, holding long cross pommée left with pellets on shaft and bird of prey right, perch below, 0.78g, 0° (SL 33-80; SCBI 69, 478 this coin; T&S pp. 374-5; Gannon 59, 60, 70-2, 97, no. 131, Figs. 2.68b; 2.69; 3.19a-b; North 69/72; Spink 804D/F), porous but pleasing, good ve...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series K, type 16, 'Hwiccian style', diademed and bejewelled draped bust left, small eye, no ear, braided hair over neck, with three knotted wreath ties, cross pommée left, over chalice in palm, rev. standing figure in crescent boat, head left in cynehelm, holding long cross pommée with pellets on shaft left and bird of prey right, cross-hatched tabard and plain tunic, 1.01g, 180° (SL 33-90 plate coin; SCBI 69, 479 this coin; Spink 803F plate coin), some staining and surface porosity, otherwise a really bold very fine, and probably unique...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series L, type 19 variety, London, diademed and draped bust left, smooth folds, horizontal centrally, vertical at shoulders, large eye, long nose from brow, three unknotted wreath ties, elaborate cross pommée left, rev. Figure standing in crescent boat, head right, wearing cynehelm and robe with pellets either side of hem, long cross left with trefoil base, bird right, 0.98g, 90° (SL 33-100 plate coin; Abramson, 2012b, Fig 1a; SCBI 69, 480 this coin; T&S 335; Gannon 95-7, Fig. 3.20c; North 73; Spink 804G plate coin), the reverse off-struc...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series L, type 15, 'Hwiccian style', London ~ imitative (?), diademed and jewellery draped bust right, rounded folds, almond-shaped eye gazing heavenward, wreath-ties unknotted, long cross pommée before, pellet on shaft, rev. long-armed, figure facing, feet turned outward, wearing plain robe, holding long cross pommée either side, pellet on shaft of cross, 0.70g, 10° (SL 35-20 plate coin; Abramson, 2012b, Fig 1a; SCBI 69, 489 this coin; T&S pp. 374-5; Gannon 59, 60, 70-2, and Figs. 2.67, 2.68a), surface porosity, nevertheless a striking p...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, type 16, London, diademed and round jewelled draped bust right, wreath-ties unknotted, vine scroll before, rev. Barrel chested figure forward, flared tunic, holding long trident cross pommée either side, pellets on cross, feet splayed, 1.00g, 90° (SL 35-40, plate coin; SCBI 69, 491 this coin; T&S pp. 374-5; Gannon 59, 60, 70-2, 97, no. 131, and Figs. 2.68b; 2.69; 3.19a-b; Spink 804D plate coin), well-centred with dark toning, a really good very fine, extremely rareprovenanceP Elkins, November 2006~ Found at Corby (Northamptonshire) ~[EMC...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series L, type 17, London, diademed and rounded jewelled draped bust left, 'Hwiccian neck', wreath-ties unknotted, long cross pommée before, rev. barrel-chested figure wearing flared tunic holding long cross either side, 0.95g, 345° (SL 36-10 plate coin; SCBI 69, 492 this coin; T&S pp. 374-5; Spink 804E), slight surface porosity, otherwise nearly very fine, extremely rareprovenanceJ Philpotts, September 2011~ Reportedly found in north Lincolnshire ~Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Condition...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series L, type 12, 'Hwiccian' style, London, diademed and draped bust right, triple wreath-ties unknotted, rounded drapery CNOONN+ (for LONDONIA), rev. standard bearer, head right, cynehelm cross-hatched tabard in crescent boat, 1.00g, 270° (SL 23-10; T&S pp. 409-11, 319-22; cf. EMC 2014.0327; MEC 8 Series La; North 63; Spink 804), small flan split and light surface porosity, very fineprovenance~ Found near Thetford (Norfolk), February 2017 ~Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for B...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series L, type 12, London, diademed and draped bust right, DE LONDONIA above, torc or collar around neck, rev. standard bearer, head right, cynehelm in crescent boat with deck, 0.99g, 90° (SL 23-40; Gannon 53, no. 206, 168, no. 85, 181; MEC 8 Series La; North 63; Spink 804), of finer style than last, somewhat rougher surfaces, otherwise well-centred, very fine, probably uniqueprovenance~ Reportedly found on the Suffolk-Essex border, March 2017 ~Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions fo...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series M, type 45, serpent-bodied animal right with long tongue curled and raised triple tail, pellets below, rev. vine coiled anticlockwise from centre, 0.90g (SL 61-10 plate coin; SCBI 69, 559 this coin; T&S pp. 453-8, 363-7; Gannon 155, 164, and Figs. 4.65, 5.8; MEC 8 Series M; North 143; Spink 805 plate coin), porous surfaces, otherwise a bolder fine, scarceprovenanceT Owen, January 1999Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series M, type 45, variety F, sinuous animal right with long tongue curled and tail raised, pellets in field, rev. vine coiled anticlockwise from centre around central cross pommée, annulet above, 0.92g (SL 61-30 plate coin; SCBI 69, 560 this coin; T&S pp. 453-8, 363-7; Gannon 155, 164, and Figs. 4.65, 5.8; MEC 8 Series M; North 143; Spink 805), a small edge chip and rougher surfaces, otherwise almost very fine, very rareprovenanceS Harmer, March 2008~ Found at Wye near Ashford (Kent), November 2007 ~ [EMC 2009.0063]Subject to 20% VAT on...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series M, type 45, variety E, sinuous animal left, head raised, open jaws, long curling tongue, curled tail raised, claws below, pellets in field, rev. Vine coiled anticlockwise from centre to edge, 0.99g (SL 61-60 plate coin; SCBI 69, 564 this coin; T&S pp. 453-8, 363-7; Gannon 155, 164, and Figs. 4.65, 5.8; MEC 8 Series M; North 143; Spink 805), corroded surfaces, otherwise well-centred and devices bold, approaching very fine, extremely rareprovenanceAcquired privately from finder, August 2013 ~ Found at Norwood Corner on the south edge...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series M, type 45, sinuous or serpent-bodied animal right, head raised, open jaws, long curling tongue and curled tail above, wing above back, claws below, pellets in field, rev. vine coiled anticlockwise from centre to edge, 0.81g (SL 61-70 plate coin; SCBI 69, 565 this coin; T&S pp. 453-8, 363-7; Gannon 155, 164, and Figs. 4.65, 5.8; MEC 8 Series M; North 143; Spink 805), porous surfaces, otherwise a bolder fine, extremely rareprovenanceA Smith, August 2014Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series M, Paschal lamb right, angled branch behind, rev. vine coiled anticlockwise from centre, 0.89g (SL 61-80 plate coin; SCBI 69, 566 this coin; T&S pp. 453-8, 363-7; Gannon 155, 164, and Figs. 4.65, 5.8; MEC 8 Series M; North 143; Spink 805), irregular and somewhat corroded flan, otherwise fine, extremely rareprovenanceR Paul and R Piercy, January 2009~ Found at Benson (Oxfordshire)Gannon describes a paschal lamb, but the animal does look more leonine on this mule (cf. See Mules - Series M/U, Finn 17/38) [EMC 2010.0015 = BNJ Coin Regi...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series N, type 41a, wearing long tunics, pleated below waist, beaded crosses at either side, feet on line border, rev. Monster right, 1.00g, 90° (SL 52-10 plate coin; Abramson, 2012a, Fig 26; 2012b, plate; SCBI 69, 567 this coin; T&S pp. 459-67, 368-72; Gannon 101, 103, 104, no. 177 and 179, 148-50, Figs. 3.24, 3.26, 4.58 b-c; MEC 8 Series Nb; North 99; Spink 806 plate coin), toned and almost centrally struck, very fine, scarceprovenanceT Webb-Ware, September 1998Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Term...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series N, type 41b, Quincunx between two standing figures, wearing long pleated tunics, pellet to sides, rev. Monster in flight right, looking back, crest falling to right, tail with pellet end raised, claws below, prominent member, 1.16g, 45° (SL 52-30 plate coin; SCBI 69, 570 this coin; T&S pp. 459-67, 368-72; Gannon 101, 103, 104, no. 177 and 179, 148-50, and Figs. 3.24; 3.26, 4.58 b-c; MEC 8 Series Nb; North 99; Spink 806), toned and appealing, very fineprovenanceJ Philpotts, June 2010Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more in...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series N, type 41b, two short cowled figures, wearing shorter tunics, feet inward above beaded groundline, long cross at either side, trefoils between and above, pellets in field, cowl and trefoil above, rev. Monster in flight left, looking back, tail with triple end raised to jaws, claws below, 0.85g, 270° (SL 52-40 plate coin; SCBI 69, 575 this coin; T&S pp. 459-67, 368-72; Metcalf 221; Gannon 101, 103, 104, no. 177 and 179, 148-50, and Figs. 3.24, 3.26, 4.58 b-c; MEC 8 Series Nb; North 99; Spink 806), some deposits in recesses, otherwi...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series N, type 41b, two facing figures standing on groundline, wearing long tunics, ornate cross pommée between, branches flanking, rev. Monster left, looking back, nose to border, tail with pellet end raised below jaw, feeding bird on rump, crest left with three pellets, claws beneath, pellet outline, 1.00g, 160° (SL 52-70 plate coin; Abramson, 2012b, Fig 20c; SCBI 69, 583 this coin; cf. Künker, 2008, lot 188; T&S pp. 459-67, 368-72; Gannon 101, 103, 104, no. 177 and 179, 148-50, and Figs. 3.24, 3.26, 4.58 b-c; MEC 8 Series Nb; North 99;...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series O, type 57, snub nosed bust, right, long straight hair swept back, within beaded circle breached by neck, cable border, rev. Monster in flight left, looking back with gaping jaws and raised, curled tail, chest hirsute, clawed foot below, bent foreleg, raised to head, 0.90g, 180° (SL 54-10; SCBI 69, 594 this coin; Abramson, 2012b, Fig 1b; T&S pp. 474-5, 377; North -; Spink 807C plate coin), irregular flan and a patch of delamination before bust, otherwise of good fabric, almost extremely fine, very rareprovenanceM Vosper, March 1999...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series O, type 40, figure facing, wearing long tunic, long cross pommée at either side, pellets on shaft of crosses and in field, rev. Monster in flight left, looking back, gaping jaws, crest, raised tail, pellet outline, clawed foot below; foreleg raised above head, 1.05g, 180° (SL 55-10 plate coin; SCBI 69, 598 this coin; T&S pp. 477-81; North 114; Spink 807B plate coin), toned, very fineprovenanceAcquired privately from finder, January 2007~ Reportedly found in East Yorkshire, late 2006 ~[EMC 2008.0064 = BNJ Coin Register 2008, no. 160...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series O, type 40, round-shouldered standing figure with arms and shoulders separate from body, trefoil face, long tunic, feet right, rev. sinuous monster in flight (?) right, looking back, raised and curled tail, pellets in field, hirsute pellet outline, clawed foot below; foreleg raised above head, 0.81g, 270° (SL 55-20 plate coin; SCBI 69, 602 this coin; T&S pp. 477-81; North 114; Spink 807B), slightly rough surfaces, otherwise well-centred, very fine, rareprovenanceJ Philpotts, December 2008~ Reportedly found in East Anglia "a number...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series O, type 40, Female figure facing, triquetra headdress either side, wearing long buttoned tunic of cruciform appearance , long cross pommée either side, inverted crosses at hem, rev. Monster in flight left, looking back, raised tail, pellets behind and below, hirsute pellet outline, clawed foot below; straight foreleg raised above head, 1.00g, 90° (SL 55-30 plate coin; SCBI 69, 603 this coin; T&S pp. 477-81; North 114; Spink 807B), some partial delamination, a pleasingly good very fine, presumed uniqueprovenanceM Vosper, March 2007S...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series O, type 43, Monster left, looking back, raised tail ends in pellet below jaw, claw below, foreleg raised above head, fur below, mane (?) left, rev. Interlaced cross with central pellet cross, single pellet in quadrants, four in outer angles, beaded border between wire lines, 1.00g (SL 56-10 plate coin; Abramson, 2008, Fig. 22; SCBI 69, 605 this coin; T&S pp. 482; Gannon 164, Fig. 5.10a; Spink 831A plate coin), of baser fabric and slightly off-struck, good fine and very rareprovenanceAcquired privately from the finders, April 2005~...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series O, type 40 variety, Monster right, looking back, crest forward (?), one claw beneath, other raised to back of head, trefoil tail raised below jaw, pellets in field, rev. central annulet and single pellet within beaded standard joined at corners to beaded circle enclosing double pellets either side, chevrons in outer border with annulets at (or near) compass points, 1.02g (SL 57-10 plate coin; Abramson, 2012b, plate; SCBI 69 ,607 this coin; Spink 807D plate coin), good very fine and very rareprovenanceAcquired privately from finder,...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series O, type 40 or Q1X/Series E or C, Monster right, looking back, one claw beneath, other raised to back of head, tail raised below jaw, pellets in field, rev. beaded votive standard with central pellet in annulet, cross pommée to each side, 0.90g, 165° (SL 57-20 plate coin; Abramson, 2008, Fig. 42; SCBI 69, 608 this coin; Spink 807D), slightly waterworn, otherwise well-centred, very fine and very rareprovenanceK Chapman, June 2005Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series O/Series Q1X, type 56, Monster right, looking back, pelleted crest, one claw beneath, other raised to back of head, triple tail raised, raised triple tail, fur below, mane (?) behind, rev. line-beaded degenerate standard enclosing central boss and angular symbols, lower diagonals cross standard, tufa enclosing trefoil below, cross pommée to other sides, 0.76g, 0° (SL 57-30 plate coin; SCBI 69, 609 this coin; Spink 807D), small flan splits, otherwise of good fabric, good very fine and very rareprovenanceBeowulf, CNG 75, 23 May 2007,...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series O, type 38, finely drawn bust right, almond-shaped eye, snub nose descending from hairline (nose-guard ?), swept back hair, plain shoulder breaking beaded surround, cable border, rev. small bird flying right in stitched double torc, enclosing boss-headed snake anticlockwise, 1.18g, 0° (SL 58-10 plate coin; SCBI 69, 584 this coin; T&S pp. 470-2, 373-5; Gannon 35-6, 61, 174, no. 125, 175, 181, 189, no. 62, Fig. 2.16; Spink 807 plate coin), a delightful example, almost extremely fine, very rareprovenanceS Adam, October 2007~ Found nea...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series O, type 38, snub nosed bust right, swept back hair, cross pattée before, beaded surround, cable border, rev. Bird in torc right, trefoil crest, quincunx before, 0.89g, 90° (SL 58-65 plate coin; Gannon 35-6, 61, 174 no. 125, 175, 181, 189, no. 62, Fig. 2.16; Spink 807), irregular flan with some delamination, otherwise very fine, very rareprovenanceAcquired privately from the finder, October 2018~ Found by W Boyd at West Dean (West Sussex), August 2018 ~[EMC 2018.0371]Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series O, type 38, peg-nosed bust right, swept back hair, beaded surround with blundered legend in margin, rev. Bird right in torc, distinct feathers on head, pellets behind, linear surround broken between 1 and 3 o'clock, blundered legend in margin, 1.06g, 90° (SL 58-80 plate coin; SCBI 69, 593 this coin; Gannon 35-6, 61, 174, no. 125, 175, 181, 189, no. 62, Fig. 2.16; Spink 807), a remarkable and most curious variety, toned, well-centred, very fine, presumed uniqueprovenanceAcquired privately from finder, May 2013~ Found by J Rayner at...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series QIB, variety 1, two figures facing, square shoulders, wearing long tunics tied at waist, feet turned to centre, long cross pommée between and at either side, trefoil above, rev. Monster in flight left, looking back, gaping jaws, crest above and forward, raised trefoil tail, feathered chest, clawed foot below; bent foreleg raised above head, pellets in field, 1.00g, 90° (SL 63-30 this coin; SCBI 69, 611 this coin; T&S pp. 488-92, 382-5; Gannon 28-9, 39, 53, 65, 87, 101, no. 159, 148-50, 175, 191-2, and Figs. 2.7b, 2.44; MEC 8 Series...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series QIB, variety 1, two figures facing, square shoulders, wearing long tunics tied at waist, feet turned to centre, long cross pommée between and at either side, trefoil above, rev. linear monster in flight left, looking back, gaping jaws, raised tail, feathered chest, clawed foot below, bent foreleg raised above head, pellets in field, 1.12g, 180° (SL 63-30 plate coin; SCBI 69, 612 this coin; T&S pp. 488-92, 382-5; Gannon 28-9, 39, 53, 65, 87, 101, no. 159, 148-50, 175, 191-2, and Figs. 2.7b, 2.44; MEC 8 Series Qb; North 133; Spink 80...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series QIB, variety 2, two figures facing, square shoulders, wearing long tunics tied at waist, feet turned to centre, long cross pommée between and at either side, trefoil above, rev. Monster in flight right, looking back, gaping jaws, crest above and forward, raised trefoil tail, feathered chest, clawed foot below; bent foreleg raised above head, pellets in field, 1.00g, 0° (SL 63-40 plate coin; SCBI 69, 613 this coin; T&S pp. 488-92, 382-5; Gannon 28-9, 39, 53, 65, 87, 101, no. 159, 148-50, 175, 191-2, and Figs. 2.7b, 2.44; MEC 8 Serie...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series QIB, variety 2, two figures facing, square shoulders, wearing long tunics tied at waist, feet turned to centre, long cross pommée between and at either side, trefoil above, rev. Monster in flight right, looking back, gaping jaws, crest above and forward, raised trefoil tail, feathered chest, clawed foot below; foreleg raised above head, pellets in field, 1.11g, 90° (SL 63-40 plate coin; Abramson, 2012b, plate; SCBI 69, 614 this coin; T&S pp. 488-92, 382-5; Gannon 28-9, 39, 53, 65, 87, 101, no. 159, 148-50, 175, 191-2, and Figs. 2.7...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series QIE/QIID, type 67, diademed,and draped bust right, wreath ties behind, cross pommée and pellets before, pyramidal neck, rev. Quadruped standing left, looking forward, gaping jaws and raised trefoil tail, bent foreleg raised, pellets in field, 1.10g, 180° (SL 63-60; T&S pp. 488-95, 382-5. Gannon 28-9, 39, 53, 65, 87, 101, no. 159, 148-50, 175, 191-2, and Figs. 2.7b, 2.44; North 133/-; Spink 808A/809), minor flan split, otherwise toned, a pleasing very fine and extremely rareprovenanceDr Joseph Robinson, CNG, 9 January 2018, Triton X...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series QIE/QIID, laterally reversed, diademed and draped bust left, wreath ties behind, cross pommée and pellets before, pyramidal neck, rev. Quadruped standing right, looking back, gaping jaws, crest right, tail intertwines legs, pellets in field, 1.03g, 270° (SL 63-65 plate coin; SCBI 69, 616 this coin; T&S pp. 488-95, 382-5; Gannon 28-9, 39, 53, 65, 87, 101, no. 159, 148-50, 175, 191-2, and Figs. 2.7b, 2.44; North 133/-; Spink 808A/809), an exceptional example, extremely fine, and extremely rareprovenanceAcquired privately from finder,...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series QIE, type 67b, diademed and draped bust right, wreath ties behind, saltire and pellets before, rev. sea bird or eagle left, wing raised, three tail feathers, feet splayed, pellets in field, 0.92g, 180° (SL 63-70 plate coin; SCBI 69, 618 this coin; T&S pp. 488-95, 382-5; Gannon 28-9, 39, 53, 65, 87, 101, no. 159, 148-50, 175, 191-2, and Figs. 2.7b, 2.44; MEC 8 Series Qa; North 133; Spink 808A plate coin), slightly waterworn, otherwise toned, of good fabric, a pleasing very fine, scarceprovenanceWayne, CNG Auction 72, 14 June 2006, l...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series QIF, type 71, facing standing female figure with long hair curled up at ends, holding angled long cross pommée either side, pellets in field, rev. Sea bird or eagle, left, with three tail feathers, rounded feet splayed, wing curled above back, pellets in field, 0.78g, 180° (SL 63-80 plate coin; Abramson, 2012b, Fig 22c; SCBI 69, 621 this coin; T&S pp. 488-95, 382-5; Gannon 28-9, 39, 53, 65, 87, 101, no. 159, 148-50, 175, 191-2, and Figs. 2.7b, 2.44; North 115; Spink 808B), toned, almost extremely fine and very rareprovenanceN Mills...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series QIF, type 71, slender standing female figure facing, holding angled long cross pommée either side, pellets in field, rev. Sea bird or eagle, left, with three tail feathers, rounded feet splayed, wing curled above back, pellets in field, 0.90g (SL 63-80 plate coin; SCBI 69, 622 this coin; T&S pp. 488-95, 382-5; Gannon 28-9, 39, 53, 65, 87, 101, no. 159, 148-50, 175, 191-2, and Figs. 2.7b, 2.44; North 115; Spink 808B plate coin), a broad striking with weakness to peripheries, otherwise a bolder very fine, very rareprovenanceT Owen, J...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series QIH, half-length diademed and draped figure, wreath ties behind, angular features, arm reaching across to hold long cross pommée before, pellets in field, rev. quadruped left, looking back, gaping jaws, erect ear, tail entwining legs, pellets in field, line-beaded border, 1.01g. 0° (SL 63-90 plate coin; SCBI 69, 623 this coin; T&S pp. 488-95, 382-5; Gannon 28-9, 39, 53, 65, 87, 101, no. 159, 148-50, 175, 191-2, and Figs. 2.7b, 2.44; MEC 8 Series Qa; North –; Spink 808D plate coin), a remarkable coin of good fabric and central strik...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series Q1G, type 59, delicate featured facing bust, possibly female patron or Christ, bell-shaped hair style, pellets in field, fine beaded border, rev. Quadruped standing left, looking back, gaping jaws and raised trefoil tail, pellets in field, long crest intertwines legs, line border, 0.80g, 90° (SL 63-100 plate coin; Abramson, 2012b, plate; SCBI 69, 625 this coin; T&S pp. 488-95, 382-5; Gannon 28-9, 39, 53, 65, 87, 101, no. 159, 148-50, 175, 191-2, and Figs. 2.7b, 2.44; North 144; Spink 808C plate coin), a very pleasing facing portrai...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series Q1G, type 59, facing bust, possibly female patron or Christ, bell-shaped hair style, pellets in field, fine beaded border, rev. Quadruped standing left, looking back, gaping jaws and raised tail, long crest intertwines legs, line border, 0.95g, 170° (SL 63-100 plate coin; Abramson, 2012b, Fig 1b; SCBI 69, 626 this coin; T&S pp. 488-95, 382-5; Gannon 28-9, 39, 53, 65, 87, 101, no. 159, 148-50, 175, 191-2, and Figs. 2.7b, 2.44; North 144; Spink 808C), slightly porous flan, otherwise very fine, very rareprovenanceP Revell, July 2006~...

Merovingia Francia, Metz, Denier, head facing wearing Byzantine crown with pendants, rows of pleats to sides and below, rev. Monogram in form of stylized figure, 1.02g, 90° (Lafaurie, and Pilet-Lemière, 2003, 57.463.15; Belfort 5766), the reverse slightly off-struck and surfaces lightly porous, about very fine, extremely rareprovenanceAcquired privately from finder, March 2020~ Reportedly found near Warwick, 19 February 2020~[EMC 2020.0076]Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series QIIA, Quadruped griffin (?) standing left, angular foreleg raised, wing raised above, gaping jaws, tail intertwines legs, pellets in field, rev. Sea bird or eagle left, wing raised to form cross pommée, bifurcated tail, splayed feet, pellets in field, 1.09g, 90° (SL 64-10 plate coin; SCBI 69, 628 this coin; T&S pp. 492-5; Gannon 113, 116-7, 154-6, 191-2, and Figs. 4.7c, 4.64b; MEC 8 Series Qb; North –; Spink 809), traces of patina, very fine and very rareprovenanceCNG eAuction 364, 2 December 2015, lot 663Subject to 20% VAT on Buye...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series QII, long-legged quadruped left, looking back, beak open, crest above, bifurcated tail with finial ends, each loop enclosing a pellet, pellets in field, rev. Sea bird left, feet splayed, forked tail, wings curved before and above, cross pommée before, pellets in field, 1.04g, 180° (SL 64-30 plate coin; SCBI 69, 629 this coin; T&S pp. 492-5. Gannon 113, 116-7, 154-6, 191-2, and Figs. 4.7c, 4.64b; MEC 8 Series Qb; North –; Spink 809), toned, a really good very fine, presumed uniqueprovenanceLockdales, 10 July 2011, lot 368Subject to...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series QII, long-legged quadruped right, looking back with beak open, beaded tongue extended, crest and tail curl round beast, rev. Quadruped right, tail and wing cross above, serpent below, pellets in field, 1.00g, 90° (SL 64-35 plate coin; SCBI 69, 630 this coin; T&S pp. 492-5; Gannon 113, 116-7, 154-6, 191-2, Fig. 4.7c, Fig. 4.64b; MEC 8 Series Qb; North –; Spink 809), surface porosity and corrosion spotting, otherwise very fine, presumed uniqueprovenanceP Royston, TimeLines, 24 May 2016, lot 3583~ Found at Buntingford (Hertfordshire),...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series QIIC, type 65, Quadruped left, looking back and up, angular foreleg raised, arched tail falls between forelegs, pellet-filled field, rev. Sea bird or eagle left, feet splayed, forked tail, wings flapping, cross pommée either side of legs, pellets in field, 1.00g, 90° (SL 64-40 plate coin; Abramson, 2012b, plate; SCBI 69, 632 this coin; T&S pp. 492-5; Gannon: 113, 116-7, 154-6, 191-2, and Figs. 4.7c, 4.64b; MEC 8 Series Qb; North –; Spink 809 plate coin), of good fabric, good very fine, very rareprovenance M Vosper, January 2009Subj...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series QII, Quadruped with erect ear and gaping jaws walking left, looking forward, arched tail, enclosing pellets, falls vertically between legs, pellet-filled field, rev. Sea bird left, feet splayed, long beak, straight wing over back, cross pommée behind head, confronted by serpent, pellets in field, 1.06g, 180° (SL 64-70 plate coin; SCBI 69, 634 this coin; T&S pp. 492-5; Gannon 113, 116-7, 154-6, 191-2, and Figs. 4.7c, 4.64b; MEC 8 Series Qb; North –; Spink 809), slight surface porosity, otherwise well-centred, a pleasing very fine an...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series QIID variety, Quadruped left, looking forward, angular foreleg and trefoil tail raised, pellet-filled field, rev. Sea bird or eagle left, feet splayed, trampling linear serpent, wedge-shaped tail, forked wing raised, cross pommée before, pellets in field, 0.84g, 270° ( SL 64-110 plate coin; Abramson, 2012b, plate; SCBI 69, 637 this coin; T&S pp. 492-5; Gannon 113, 116-7, 154-6, 191-2, and Figs. 4.7c, 4.64b; MEC 8 Series Qb; North –; Spink 809), on an irregular flan, otherwise toned, a really good very fine, very rareprovenanceP Elk...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series QII, Quadruped with erect ear and gaping jaws walking left, looking forward, crossed tail, angular foreleg, pellet-filled field, rev. Deer walking left, looking forward, long antlers and gaping jaws, short tail, angular foreleg, pellet-filled field, 1.05g, 90° (SL 64-80 plate coin; T&S pp. 492-5; Gannon 113, 116-7, 154-6, 191-2, Figs. 4.7c, 4.64b; MEC 8 Series Qb; North –; Spink 809), of excellent fabric with a hint of tone, a pleasingly good very fine, extremely rare, and an affinity with the Northumbrian fantastic beast typeprove...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series QIID, Quadruped standing left, looking forward, ear erect, gaping jaws, angular foreleg and crossed tail raised, pellets in field, rev. Sea bird or cockerel left with wing raised, cross pommée before, two drooping tail feathers, pellets in field, groundline, 1.06g, 315° (SL 64-100 plate coin; SCBI 69, 635 this coin; Spink 809D; T&S pp. 492-5; Gannon 113, 116-7, 154-6, 191-2, Figs. 4.7c, 4.64b; MEC 8 Series Qb; North –; Spink 809), a trace of surface porosity, otherwise dark patination, a really good very fine, very rareprovenanceM...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series QIID variety, Quadruped right, looking forward, angular foreleg and trefoil tail raised, pellet-filled field, rev. Sea bird or eagle right, feet splayed, forked tail, wing and cross pommée over back. pellets in field, 0.80g, 0° (SL 64-120 plate coin; SCBI 69, 638 this coin; T&S pp. 492-5; Gannon 113, 116-7, 154-6, 191-2, Figs. 4.7c, 4.64b; MEC 8 Series Qb; North –; Spink 809), obverse off-centre, otherwise of good fabric, good very fine and very rareprovenanceM Vosper, March 2003Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more infor...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series QIIIB, round-bellied quadruped right, looking forward, gaping jaws, angular foreleg and trefoil tail raised, pellet-filled field, rev. Sea bird or eagle left, triquetra above tail, wing over back, pellet-filled field, 0.82g, 270° (SL 65-10 plate coin; SCBI 69, 639 this coin; T&S pp. 495-6, 386-7; Gannon 134, 151, no. 305, 191-2, Figs. 4.7b, 4.30, 4.38a; MEC 8 Series Qc; North 139; Spink 810), surface porosity, otherwise a bold very fine, and very rareprovenanceAcquired privately from finder, January 2014~ Found at Coddenham (Suffol...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series QIIIA, type 64, sinuous quadruped left, looking back and up, tail rising clockwise between hind legs to form triquetra above, angular foreleg raised, pellets in field, rev. Sea bird or eagle right, looking forward, splayed feet, pellets before, rosette behind, triquetra above, 0.86g, 270° (SL 65-20 plate coin; SCBI 69, 641 this coin; Abramson, 2012b, Fig 4; T&S pp. 495-6, 386-7; Gannon 134, 151, no. 305, 191-2, Figs. 4.7b, 4.30, 4.38a; MEC 8 Series Qc; North 139; Spink 810 plate coin), edge chipping and slightly porous, otherwise t...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series QIII variety, sinuous quadruped left, looking back and up, tail rising clockwise between hind legs to form triquetra above, angular foreleg raised, feet flat, pellets in field, rev. Gryphon striding left, foreleg raised, curled tail raised, head facing, ears erect, wing over back, pellets in field, 1.07g, 270° (SL 65-30 plate coin; SCBI 69, 642 this coin; T&S pp. 495-6, 386-7; Gannon 134, 151, no. 305, 191-2, Figs. 4.7b, 4.30, 4.38a; MEC 8 Series Qc; North 139; Spink 810), surface porosity on a darkly toned flan, about very fine, v...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series QIIIA variety, type 64, sinuous quadruped left, looking back and up, trefoil tail rising clockwise between hind legs, pellets in field, rev. Sea bird or eagle right, looking forward, splayed feet, pellet-filled field, triquetra above, 1.06g, 0° (SL 65-40; SCBI 69, 643 this coin; Abramson, 2008, Fig. 50a; 2012b, plate; T&S pp. 495-6, 386-7; Gannon 134, 151, no. 305, 191-2, and Figs. 4.7b, 4.30, 4.38a; MEC 8 Series Qc; North 139; Spink 810), bright and solid fabric, about extremely fine and very rareprovenanceWayne, CNG Auction 72, 1...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series QIIIA variety, type 64, sinuous quadruped left, arched tail with finial end falling anticlockwise between hind legs, foreleg raised, flat feet, pellets in field, rev. Sea bird or eagle right, looking forward, leg spurs, splayed feet, triquetra above, pellet-filled field, 0.84g, 270° (SCBI 69, 644 this coin; Abramson, 2008, Fig. 50b; T&S pp. 495-6, 386-7; Gannon 134, 151, no. 305, 191-2, and Figs. 4.7b, 4.30, 4.38a; MEC 8 Series Qc; North 139; Spink 810), elongated flan of good fabric, toned, a pleasing very fine, very rareprovenanc...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series QIIIA variety, type 64, sinuous quadruped left, arched tail with finial end falling anticlockwise between hind legs, foreleg raised, flat feet, pellets in field, rev. Sea bird or eagle right, looking forward, leg spurs, splayed feet, triquetra above, pellet-filled field, 0.80g, 270° (SL 65-50 plate coin; SCBI 69, 645 this coin; T&S pp. 495-6, 386-7; Gannon 134, 151, no. 305, 191-2, and Figs. 4.7b, 4.30, 4.38a; MEC 8 Series Qc; North 139; Spink 810), well-centred on a dark but lightly porous flan, a bolder very fine and very rarepro...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series QIII variety, long-legged quadruped right, looking back, jaws open, arched tail interweaves legs, feet flat, pellets in field, rev. Sea bird or eagle (?) looking left, erect posture, splayed feet, triquetra right, pellets in field, 0.71g, 0° (SL 65-60 plate coin; T&S pp. 495-6, 386-7; Gannon 134, 151, no. 305, 191-2, and Figs. 4.7b, 4.30, 4.38a; MEC 8 Series Qc; North 139; Spink 810), fine and extremely rareprovenanceAcquired privately from finder, March 2019~ Found near Aldershot (Hampshire), August 2017 ~Subject to 20% VAT on Buy...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series QIVA, type 44, Lion walking left, tongue extended, foreleg and S-shaped tail raised, rev. squawking bird walking right, beak open, wings and tail raised, berries before, 0.97g, 180° (SL 66-10; T&S pp. 499-501; Gannon 130-1, 185, 191-2, Fig. 4.34a; Spink 811), slightly porous and a tad off-centre, otherwise almost very fine and scarce

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series QIVC, type 44, Lion walking right, tongue extended, foreleg and S-shaped tail raised, rev. Squawking bird walking left, beak open, wings and tail raised, berries and vine before, wedge shaped tail with pellet appendage above and below, 0.99g, 0° (SL 66-30 plate coin; Abramson, 2012b, Fig 4; SCBI 69, 646 this coin; T&S pp. 499-501; Gannon 130-1, 185, 191-2, Fig. 4.34a; Spink 811), bright and lightly porous surfaces, otherwise about extremely fine for issueprovenanceP Revell, July 2009~ Reportedly found on the Norfolk-Cambridgeshire...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series QIVD, type 44, Lion walking left, tongue extended, foreleg and S-shaped tail raised, rev. Squawking bird walking left, beak open, wings and tail raised, pellets in field, 0.91g, 90° (SL 66-40 plate coin; SCBI 69, 647 this coin; T&S pp. 499-501; Gannon 130-1, 185, 191-2, Fig. 4.34a; Spink 811 plate coin), the obverse waterworn, the reverse well struck, fine to very fine, scarceprovenanceM Vosper, July 2008~ Found near King's Lynn (Norfolk) ~ [EMC 2009.0074]Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms...

Anglo-Saxon England, Late-Primary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series R1, 'Rigold' type, Epa, small radiate bust with pyramid neck on curved exergual lines either side of beaded line, runic EPA before, partially outwards and retrograde, AT behind, rev. beaded votive standard enclosing vertical letters, curved tufa containing trefoil of pellets, IAI either side, cross pattée below, 0.80g, 0° (Abramson, 2012b, Figs 11b & 17f; SCBI 69, 653 this coin; T&S pp. 507-8, 391-3; Gannon 24, 43-5, 43, nos. 144, 45 nos. 151, 55, 56, 60, 160 no. 30, 168 nos.. 85, 172, 174, 175-6, 191, and Figs. 2.30, 2.31, 2.46...

Anglo-Saxon England, Late-Primary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series R1/2, Epa, small radiate bust with pyramid neck on curved exergual lines either side of beaded line, runic legend TWPA (EPA) outwards and partially retrograde before, TAT behind but misaligned, rev. beaded votive standard enclosing votive legend, curved tufa containing trefoil of pellets, cross below, IT^TI to side, again misaligned, 1.22g, 270° (DMM sub variety 12; SL 11-20; Abramson, 2012b, Fig 11c; SCBI 69, 654 this coin; Gannon 24, 43-5, 43, nos. 144, 45; nos. 151, 55, 56, 60, 160; nos. 30, 168; nos. 85, 172, 174, 175-6, 191...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series S, type 47, stiff-legged female centaur left, torso forward, looking back, wearing cynehelm, holding palm fronds either side, tail intertwines rear legs. Beaded tail, rev. wolf-whorl clockwise with elongated tongues joining in beaded spiral cross; central boss, 0.90g (SL 68-10 plate coin; SCBI 69, 770 this coin; T&S pp. 537-44, 438-41; Gannon 141, 142, no. 240, 151-4, 185, no. 30, and Figs. 4.49b, 4.62; MEC 8 Series Sa; North 121; Spink 814), bright surfaces with trace porosity to peripheries, otherwise about extremely fine, elusiv...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series S, type 47, stiff-legged female centaur left, torso forward, looking back, wearing cynehelm, holding palm fronds either side, tail intertwines rear legs. Beaded tail with finial end, rev. Wolf-whorl clockwise with elongated tongues joining in beaded spiral cross; central boss, 0.96g (SL 68-20 plate coin; Abramson, 2012b, plate; SCBI 69, 771 this coin; T&S pp. 537-44, 438-41; Gannon 141, 142, no. 240, 151-4, 185, no. 30, and Figs. 4.49b, 4.62; MEC 8 Series Sa; North 121; Spink 814 plate coin), lightly toned but with some deposits on...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series S, type 47, stiff-legged female centaur left, torso forward, looking back, wearing cynehelm, holding palm fronds either side, tail intertwines rear legs. Beaded tail with finial end, rev. wolf-whorl anticlockwise with elongated tongues joining in beaded spiral cross; central boss, 1.21g (SL 68-30 plate coin; SCBI 69, 772 this coin; T&S pp. 537-44, 438-41; Gannon 141, 142, no. 240, 151-4, 185, no. 30, and Figs. 4.49b, 4.62; MEC 8 Series Sa; North 121; Spink 814), the obverse slightly off-struck, otherwise bright surfaces, almost ext...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series S, type 47, stiff-legged female centaur left, torso forward, looking back, wearing cynehelm, holding palm fronds either side, tail intertwines rear legs. Linear tail, rev. Wolf-whorl clockwise with elongated tongues joining in beaded spiral cross; central boss, 0.80g (SL 68-40 plate coin; SCBI 69, 773 this coin; T&S pp. 537-44, 438-41; Gannon 141, 142, no. 240, 151-4, 185, no. 30, and Figs. 4.49b, 4.62; MEC 8 Series Sa; North 121; Spink 814), deposits in recesses, otherwise a really bold very fineprovenanceM Vosper, July 2005Subjec...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series S, type 47, stiff-legged female centaur left, torso forward, looking back, wearing cynehelm, holding palm fronds either side, tail intertwines rear legs, linear tail with finial end, rev. Wolf-whorl clockwise with elongated tongues joining in beaded spiral cross; central boss, 1.00g (SL 68-50 plate coin; SCBI 69, 774 this coin; T&S pp. 537-44, 438-41; Gannon 141, 142, no. 240, 151-4, 185, no. 30, and Figs. 4.49b, 4.62; MEC 8 Series Sa; North 121; Spink 814), a most delightful example, some surface deposits, otherwise extremely fine...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series S, type 47, stiff-legged female centaur left, torso forward, looking back, spiky hair, holding palm fronds either side, beaded tail with finial end right, under wing, rev. Wolf-whorl clockwise with elongated tongues joining in beaded spiral cross; central rosette, 0.84g (SL 68-80 plate coin; T&S pp. 537-44, 438-41; Gannon 141, 142, no. 240, 151-4, 185, no. 30, and Figs. 4.49b, 4.62; MEC 8 Series Sa; North 121; Spink 814), slight surface porosity, otherwise very fine, very rareprovenanceJ Philpotts, March 2017~ Found at Ewelme (Oxfo...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series T, type 9, variety 1a, 'Hwiccian' style, diademed and draped bust right, triple wreath-ties unknotted, pelleted headdress, rounded drapery, cross pattée before, LEL before, rev. quilled crescent right, enclosing four pelleted bars, pellet outline beneath body, 1.06g, 90° (SL 25-10; Abramson, 2012b, Fig 1b; SCBI 69, 777 this coin; T&S p. 545-51, 442-4; Gannon 48, no. 173, 53, 53, no. 206, 180, Fig. 5.28a; North 80; Spink 815 plate coin), enriched surfaces and somewhat off-struck on reverse, otherwise a bold very fineprovenanceM Vosp...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series T, type 9 variety, bust right, with less elaborate diadem, wreath ties behind, cross pattée before, LELNV outward above, rev. quilled crescent left, enclosing four pelleted bars, pellet outline beneath body, 0.88g, 180° (SL 25-20; SCBI 69, 778 this coin; T&S pp. 545-51, 442-4; Gannon 48, no. 173, 53, no. 206, 180, Fig. 5.28a; North 80; Spink 815). slightly offstruck otherwise good very fine, rareprovenanceM Vosper, June 2009~ Found near Rochester (Kent), 2009 ~[EMC 2010.0021 = BNJ Coin Register 2010, no. 133]Subject to 20% VAT on B...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series T, type 9, variety 3, bust right, with less elaborate diadem, wreath ties behind, wearing jewelled tunic, cross pattée before with legend NVVM (TANUM?), rev. quilled crescent left, enclosing four pelleted bars, 1.01g, 0° (SL 25-30; SCBI 69, 780 this coin. T&S pp. 545-51, 442-4; Gannon 48, no. 173, 53, 53, no. 206, 180, Fig. 5.28a; North 80; Spink 815), a beautiful example, extremely fine, very rareprovenanceMichael J Grover, DNW 79, 24 September 2008, lot 3405Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view T...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series T, type 9 variety, 'Hwiccian' style, diademed and draped bust right, triple wreath-ties unknotted, pelleted headdress, rounded drapery, cross pattée and LEL before, wire line within beaded border, rev. quilled crescent left, thick body with globular head and pellet outline beneath, elaborate candelabrum, arabesque or anchor symbol below, all within pelleted wire line inside beaded border, 0.90g, 270° (Abramson, 2008, Fig. 31; 2012a, Fig 19; 2012b, Fig 7; SCBI 69, 781 this coin; T&S pp. 545-51, 442-4; Gannon 48, no. 173, 53, 53 no....

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series U, type 23b, female looking right, long hair, round shoulders, standing in crescent boat with pellet ends, holding long cross pommée in each enormous hand, rev. disjointed long-necked bird (swan ?) striding right in foliage, pecking berries (or serpent rising from below), upward curled wing, 1.08g, 0° (SL 45-10 plate coin; SCBI 69, 783 this coin; T&S pp. 552-67, 445-8; Gannon 66, 87, 89, 91, no. 86 and 88, 93, 117-19, 138, no. 217, 141, 185, and Figs. 3.10a; 3.14, 3.18a, 4.13, 4.49a; MEC 8 Series Ub; North 83; Spink 816), the obver...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series U, type 23d (imitative), frocked figure, looking left, wearing cynehelm, standing in celestial (?) crescent boat or lunette, holding long cross pommée in each hand, rev. long feather-necked but disjointed bird in foliage right, pecking at berries, wing curling behind, 1.01g, 180° (SL 45-20 plate coin; SCBI 69, 788 this coin; T&S pp. 552-67, 449-51; Gannon 66, 87, 89, 91, no. 86 and 88, 93, 117-19, 138, no. 217, 141, 185, Figs. 3.10a; 3.14, 3.18a, 4.13, 4.49a; MEC 8 Series Ub; North 83; Spink 816), a small striking split, otherwise...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series U, type 23c, female figure forward, standing in crescent boat which almost encircles figure, long hair curled to each side, deep eyes, holding long cross pommée either side, feet splayed, tiny bird or animal, sharp beaked to left, wide-jawed to right, linear border, rev. disjointed linear long-necked bird right in foliage, pecking berries or 'attacking a snake', wing raised, segmented body, feet splayed, 1.11g, 0° (SL 45-60 plate coin; Abramson, 2012b, plate; SCBI 69, 795 this coin; cf. William L. Subjack, Vecchi 11, 5 June 1998, l...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series U, type 23c variety, standing figure forward, with epaulettes, hooped smock, angular arms holding short cross pommée either side, feet splayed, bird-headed crescent boat almost encircling figure, rev. linear long-necked bird right, biting berries or attacking a serpent, wing raised with finial, circular body, feet splayed, chevron above (representing crest or jaws ?), 1.13g, 90° (SL 45-60 plate coin; SCBI 69, 797 this coin; T&S pp. 568-9, 452; Metcalf 2016, 256; Gannon 66, 87, 89, 91, no. 86 and 88, 93, 117-19, 138, no. 217, 141, 1...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series U, type 23 ~ double reverse, disjointed, long-necked bird right in foliage, pecking berries, triangular wing raised, segmented body, feet splayed, rev. disjointed linear long-necked bird left in foliage, pecking berries, wing raised, segmented body, feet splayed, 0.96g, 0° (SL 45-80 plate coin; SCBI 69, 798 this coin; Abramson, 2012b, plate; T&S pp. 552-69; Gannon 66, 87, 89, 91, no. 86 and 88, 93, 117-19, 138, no. 217, 141, 185, and Figs. 3.10a; 3.14, 3.18a, 4.13, 4.49a; cf. MEC 8 Series Ub; cf. North 83; cf. Spink 816), a beautif...

Kings of Mercia, Coenwulf (796-821), Penny, 'Tribrach' type, Canterbury, Duda, COENVVLF REX from 6 o'clock, lozenge-shaped O, uncial M in centre of beaded inner circle, rev. D | VD | A in angles of two-line tribrach moline (Naismith 13.2; Williams II, 118; North 324; Spink 914), broken, chipped and repaired, nonetheless an almost complete and well toned example, a bold very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series U related, Tribrach type, full bodied bird with large round pellet eye, curling crest streaming from top of head, curled raised wing, triple tail, striding right, rev. Tribrach enclosing pelleted letters T and I, 0.74g (SL 45-90 plate coin; Abramson U800 same dies; SCBI 69, 800 this coin, Naismith [BNJ 78, 2008], "Tribrach pennies of Eadberht 'Praen' of Kent and Eadwald of East Anglia" pp. 217, Fig 2; Spink -), a fascinating coin and clear precedent for the later and more familiar Tribrach issues of Mercia, some trace porosity, oth...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series V, type 7, wolf with long limbs and tail right, looking down and back to suckling twins, row of droplets between twins, rev. songbird with back turned, beak open, some cross-hatching on left wing, delicately poised astride two stalks, pecking berries right, 1.20g, 90° (SL 62-10 plate coin; Abramson, 2012a, Fig 32; 2012b, Fig 7; SCBI 69, 801 this coin; T&S pp. 570-5, 453; Gannon 119, 139, no. 225, 144-5, 185, Figs. 4.18a, 4.53; MEC 8 Series V; North 120; Spink 817 plate coin), slightly off-struck flan, otherwise of excellent fabric,...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series V, type 7, wolf with long limbs and tail right, looking down and back to suckling twins, cross pommée between twins, rev. Bird astride two stalks, pecking copious berries right, 0.89g, 180° (SL 62-10 plate coin; Abramson, 2012b, Fig 7; SCBI 69, 804 this coin; T&S pp. 570-5, 453; Gannon 119, 139, no. 225, 144-5, 185, Figs. 4.18a, 4.53; MEC 8 Series V; North 120; Spink 817 plate coin), small flan chip and of baser fabric than the last, nonetheless an attractively well-centred example, almost extremely fine, scarceprovenanceM Vosper,...

Anglo-Merovingian, Denier or Sceat, Series W, Marseille [?], MA monogram, rev. cross crosslet pommée on saltire cross, central annulet without pellet, 1.06g (SL 108-10; SCBI 69, 1120 this coin; T&S 153-7. 155; Gannon 62, 65, 87, 160, no. 21, 161, Figs. 2.56, 5.6b; cf. Belfort 2759; cf. Spink 788), some peripheral deposits to reverse, nonetheless a bold very fine, rareprovenanceM Vosper, January 2007~ Reportedly found in Kent ~[EMC 2008.0075 = BNJ Coin Register 2008, no. 75]Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Merovingia Francia, Plated Denier, Marseille [?], Monogram in shape of church (?), rev. three crosses calvary, central cross elevated, 0.86g, 270° (SCBI 69, 1099 this coin), chipped at 6 o'clock, exposing core; otherwise a remarkable and most curious type, very fine, and accordingly very rareprovenanceM Vosper, July 2007B Tregear collectionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series W, type 54, variety 1B, standing, three-quarter length figure, looking right, long wispy hair and jutting beard, holding long cross pommée either side in skeletal arms and fingers, wearing 'lorica hamata' mailcoat, rev. cross crosslet on saltire cross, central pellet, 1.10g (SL 108-20; SCBI 69, 148 this coin; T&S pp. 152-7, 155; Gannon 62, 65, 87, 160, no. 21, 161, Figs. 2.56, 5.6b; North 148; Spink 787), slight surface porosity and a scratch to reverse, otherwise a bold very fine, rareprovenanceK Chapman, June 2005~ Found near Faken...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series W, type 54 variety, standing figure looking left, long wispy hair, feet splayed, holding long cross pommée either side with skeletal arms, wearing 'lorica hamata' mailcoat, rev. cross crosslet on saltire cross, central pellet, 1.03g (SL 108-25; SCBI 69 -; T&S pp. 152-7, 155; Gannon 62, 65, 87,160, no. 21, 161, Figs. 2.56, 5.6b; North 148; Spink 787), small chips to edge and rougher surfaces, otherwise very fine, an extremely rare varietyprovenanceC Hetherington, March 2019~ Found at Lyminge, Shepway District (Kent), August 2017 ~[PAS...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series W, type 54, variety 1D, standing three-quarter length figure looking right, jutting beard, swept-back hair, plain drapery, holding long cross pommée right, cross behind, rev. cross crosslet on saltire cross with central boss, 1.08g (SL 108-30; SCBI 69, 149 this coin; T&S pp. 152-7, 155; Gannon 62, 65, 87, 160, no. 21, 161, Figs. 2.56, 5.6b; EMC 2014.0247 same dies; North 148; Spink 787), of neater style than last, the reverse somewhat off-struck, otherwise toned, a bolder very fine, rareprovenanceM Vosper, March 2013~ Reportedly fou...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series W, type 54, variety 1D, standing three-quarter length figure looking right, bird-like head with long swept-back hair, holding long cross pommée with skeletal hands either side, the right staff raised, celestial (?) pellets above and behind neck, rev. cross crosslet on saltire cross pommée, central pellet, beaded border, vestigial legend surrounds, 0.90g (SL 108-30; SCBI 69, 150 this coin; T&S pp. 152-7, 155; Metcalf, 2016, 59; Gannon 62, 65, 87, 160, no. 21, 161, Figs. 2.56, 5.6b; cf. North 148; cf. Spink 787 plate coin), some roughe...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series W, type 54, variety 2A, standing three-quarter length figure looking right, with spiky hair, holding long annulet crosses either side in skeletal arms and fingers, diagonal striations on tunic, rev. cross crosslet pommée on saltire cross, central pellet, 0.90g (SL 108-40; SCBI 69, 151 this coin; T&S pp. 152-7, 155; Gannon 62, 65, 87, 160, no. 21, 161, Figs. 2.56, 5.6b; North 148; Spink 787 plate coin), porous surfaces, otherwise fine, very rareprovenance 'Stock of the late Patrick Finn', Baldwin 38, 4 October 2004, lot 24Finn, FPL 1...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series W, type 54, variety 3, standing figure looking right, holding long cross pommée either side, 'buttons' on long tunic, vertical row of pellets in left field, rev. cross-crosslet pommée on saltire cross with central pellet, wire line within stitched border, 1.10g (SL 108-50; SCBI 69, 153 this coin; T&S pp. 152-7, 155; Gannon 62, 65, 87, 160, no. 21, 161, Figs. 2.56, 5.6b; North 148; Spink 787), porous surfaces, otherwise almost extremely fine and extremely rareprovenanceJ Philpotts, July 2012~ Reportedly found "just outside Cambridge"...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series Z, type 66, broad head facing, with almond-shaped eyes and bell-shaped hair style curling outward, long moustache and beard forked into W shape, beaded border enclosed within wire lines, rev. long-legged 'hound' or 'wild boar' in running posture right, claws below, tail raised with bead finial, ears erect, 1.20g, 90° (SL 102-10; Abramson, 2012b, plate; SCBI 69, 114 this coin; T&S pp. 133-9, 140-5; Gannon 28, 29, 128-9, 161, Figs. 2.7a, 4.32; North 145; Spink 782 plate coin), an exemplary specimen for type, toned, nearly extremely fin...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series Z, type 66, broad head facing, with almond-shaped eyes and bell-shaped hair style curling outward, long moustache and beard forked into W shape, beaded border enclosed within wire lines, rev. long-legged 'hound' or 'wild boar' in running posture right, claws below, tail raised with bead finial, ears erect, pellets between legs, 1.01g, 330° (SL 102-10; SCBI 69, 115 this coin; T&S pp. 133-9, 140-5; Gannon 28, 29, 128-9, 161, Figs. 2.7a, 4.32; cf. EMC 2004.0146 same dies; North 145; Spink 782), light surface porosity, otherwise well-cen...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series Z, type 66, head facing, with pellet eyes, prominent cheeks and bell-shaped hair style formed of outward crescents either side of head, down-flowing moustache and beard, rev. straight long-legged 'hound' or 'wild boar' right, long snout, erect ears, tail curls below body, angular legs and feet, wave above, double beaded border, 1.01g, 180° (SL 102-15; SCBI 69, 116 this coin; T&S pp. 133-9, 140-5; Gannon 28, 29, 128-9, 161, Figs. 2.7a, 4.32; North 145; Spink 782), some delamination to portrait, otherwise toned, about extremely fine an...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series Z, type 66, head facing, with pellet eyes, prominent cheeks and bell-shaped hair style formed of outward crescents either side of head, long drooping moustache and beard forked into W shape, rev. straight long-legged 'hound' or 'wild boar' right, long snout, erect ears, tail curls below body, angular legs and feet, XVX above, chevrons below, 1.07g, 90° (SL 102-20; SCBI 69, 117 this coin; T&S pp. 133-9, 140-5; Gannon 28, 29, 128-9, 161, Figs. 2.7a, 4.32; North 145; Spink 782 plate coin), from the same obverse die as next, of refreshin...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series Z, type 66, narrow head facing, with pellet eyes, prominent cheeks and bell-shaped hair style formed of outward crescents either side of head, long drooping moustache and beard forked into W shape, rev. straight long-legged 'hound' or 'wild boar' right, long snout, erect ears, tail curls below body, angular legs and feet, cross pommée above, wave pattern below, 0.96g, 90° (SL 102-20v; cf. SCBI 69, 116-21 var.; T&S pp. 133-9, 140-5; Gannon 28, 29, 128-9, 161, Figs. 2.7a, 4.32; North 145; Spink 782), a beautiful example from the same o...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series Z, type 66, narrow face with eyes closed, bell-shaped hair style curling outward, flanked by retrograde and normal Z, deeply forked beard with pellets interspersed between and around, rev. long-legged 'hound' or 'wild boar' right, sniffing right, erect ears, tail curls below body, angular legs and feet, sniffing right, tail curled below body intertwining rear legs, ^I^ above, 1.20g, 180° (SL 102-42; SCBI 69, 119; T&S pp. 133-9, 140-5; Gannon 28, 29, 128-9, 161, Figs. 2.7a, 4.32; North 145; Spink 782), a remarkable and most curious va...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series Z, type 66, haunted face with long beard, cross pommée to right, blundered legend around, rev. long-legged 'hound' or 'wild boar' sniffing right, erect ears, tail curls below body, angular legs and feet, blundered legend around, 1.20g, 90° (SL 102-60; SCBI 69, 121 this coin; T&S pp. 133-9, 140-5; Gannon 28, 29, 128-9, 161, Figs. 2.7a, 4.32; North 145; Spink 782 plate coin), toned, good very fine and rareprovenanceM Vosper, February 2004Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for B...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, 'Aston Rowant' animal/cross-crosslet type, abstract animal in three horizontal lines with finials, vertical 'legs' below, rev. linear cross to edges, central pellet, trefoils in angles, 1.16g (SL 102-70; SCBI 69, 122 this coin; T&S pp. 133-9, 143-5; Gannon 28, 29, 128-9, 161, Figs. 2.7a, 4.32; Spink 782A), about extremely fine and extremely rareprovenanceJ Philpotts, July 2011~ Found at Chedworth (Gloucestershire), 12 July 2011 ~[EMC 2012.0029 = BNJ Coin Register 2012, no. 78]Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information pleas...

Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, 'Aston Rowant' animal/cross potent type, stylised long-legged 'hound' or 'wild boar' right, triple tail raised, erect ears, jaws agape, trefoil below head, rev. Maltese cross within beaded circle, pellets in quarters, beaded inner circle, cruciform, blundered legend around, 1.10g, 0° (SL 102-80; Abramson, 2008, Fig. 20a; Metcalf, 'Maltese Cross' variety, no. 24 and Fig 3; SCBI 69, 124 this coin; Gannon 28, 29, 128-9, 161, Figs. 2.7a, 4.32; N -; Spink 782A plate coin), toned, good very fine, extremely rareprovenanceM Vosper, January 2004~ Re...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, 'Serpent', Series K/R mule, type 86a, coiled serpent looking left, extended triple-ended tongue between fangs with pelleted body and pellets in field, rev. beaded standard with central pellet-in-annulet, pellets in angles, line at compass points to each side and diagonal to each corner joining standard to line-beaded border, linear outer border with pellets in outer margin, 1.06g (SL 42-10 plate coin; Abramson, 2012b, plate; SCBI 69, 547 this coin; T&S pp. 449; MEC 8 Series SP; North -; Spink 830), small edge split, otherwise lightly tone...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, 'Serpent Whorl', Series L, type 23e, London, standing square-shouldered figure in cynehelm looking right, wearing ribbed tunic, pellet each side at hem, holding long cross pommée either side, larger on left, beaded ground line and border, rev. whorl of three serpent-like heads anticlockwise, beaded tongues form tribrach, 1.02g (SL 43-10 plate coin; SCBI 69, 556 this coin; T&S pp. 451-2, 359-62; Gannon 93, 185, no. 31, Fig. 3.18a; MEC 8 Series LM; North 85; Spink 804H plate coin), a marvellous coin with a pleasing uniform patina, about ext...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, 'Serpent Whorl', Series L, type 23e, London, standing figure in cynehelm looking right, wearing cross-hatched tabard with plain tunic, holding long cross pommée either side, feet splayed, rev. whorl of three serpent-like heads anticlockwise, linear tongues form tribrach, 0.97g (SL 43-10 plate coin; SCBI 69, 557 this coin; T&S pp. 451-2, 359-62; Gannon 93, 185, no. 31, and Fig. 3.18a; MEC 8 Series LM; North 85; Spink 804H), slight surface porosity, otherwise lightly toned, about extremely fine, scarceprovenanceJ Philpotts, June 2007~ Repor...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, 'Serpent Whorl', Series L, type 23e, London, standing female figure wearing long plain tunic, holding long cross pommée either side, no ground line, rev. whorl of three serpent-like heads clockwise, tongues form tribrach, 0.90g (SL 43-40 plate coin; SCBI 69, 558 this coin; T&S pp. 451-2, 359-62. Gannon 93, 185, no. 31, Fig. 3.18a; MEC 8 Series LM; North 85; Spink 804H), an irregular flan with some striking splits and surface roughness, otherwise about very fine and presumed uniqueprovenanceJ Tout, October 2014~ Found by B Paites on the Th...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Type 94, Archer kneeling right, bow and arrow before, branch behind, rev. large bird, possibly a swan or goose left, wing over back, long tail feathers, turning head to peck suspended berries, 0.93g, 270° (SL 50-20 plate coin; SCBI 69, 806 this coin; T&S pp. 437-9, 349. Gannon 105-6, Figs. 3.29, 3.31; North -; Spink 825), rough surfaces with areas of heavier disturbance and delamination, otherwise about fine, extremely rareprovenanceS Elden, February 2013~ Found at West Wratting (Cambridgeshire) ~ [EMC 2014.0049 = BNJ Coin Register 2014,...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Archer Group, type 94 variety, half-length archer right, wreath-ties left, bow and arrow before, quiver (?) behind, foliage in field rev. wolf-whorl left, with forelimbs, beaded tail, erect ear right, 1.12g, 0° (SL 50-30 plate coin; T&S pp. 437-9, 349; Gannon 105-6, Figs. 3.29, 3.31; North -; cf. Spink 825), fine, uniqueprovenanceAcquired privately from finder, May 2019~ Found by W Boyd at Wallingford (Oxfordshire) ~ Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Anglo-Saxon England, Transitional Coinage (c. 675-760), Pale Gold or Electrum Shilling, Pada type Ia, unintelligible vestigial legend, small helmeted and draped Romanised bust right, rev. MAL above PADA in elongated runes inside beaded standard, tufa below, 1.34g, 270° (cf. Rigold [BNJ, 1960], Pa1A, no. 2 [Finglesham Cemetery Find]; SL 1-10 plate coin; SCBI 69, 15 this coin; T&S 73-9, 81-3; Gannon, pp. 44, 47, 52-53, 57, 172, 184, no. 18 and Figs. 2.35, 2.42b and 5.18; North 151; Spink 768), some minor marks to portrait, otherwise a bold very fine, extremely rareprovenance J Philpotts, July 2...

Anglo-Saxon England, Transitional Coinage (c. 675-760), Pale Gold or Electrum Shilling, Pada type Ib, helmeted and draped bust of Constantine right, legend around, rev. TOTXX in beaded standard, tufa above, beaded cross below on pellet-in-annulet, runic legends surround, PADA right, TIAM(M) left, 1.31g, 0° (PaIB, SL 1-20 plate coin; SCBI 69, 18 this coin; Abramson, 2012a, Figs. 14 & 20, and 2012b, Fig 17a; T&S pp. 73-9, 81-3; Gannon pp. 44, 47, 52-53, 57, 172, 184, no. 18 and Figs. 2.35, 2.42b, and 5.18; North 32; Spink 768A), some striking softness before portrait and a hint of surface porosi...

Anglo-Saxon England, Transitional Coinage (c. 675-760), Pale Gold or Electrum Shilling, Pada type IIa, diademed classical bust right, wearing jewelled robe with wavy hair, wreath ties and annulet behind, ITNC, the C retrograde, before, rev. Runic PADA, inverted As, within beaded tablet, beaded border with vestigial legend in margin, 1.00g. 0° (PaIIA, type 95, SL 1-30, plate coin; SCBI 69, 20 this coin; SCBI 20 [Mack], 310; Abramson, 2012b, Fig 1b; T&S pp. 73-9, 81-3; Gannon, 44, 47, 52-53, 57, 172, 184, no. 18 and Figs. 2.35, 2.42b, and 5.18; North 154; Spink 769), some minor marks on cheek, o...

Anglo-Saxon England, Transitional Coinage (c. 675-760), Pale Gold or Electrum Shilling, Pada type IIIa, double diademed and braided hair classical bust right, wearing plain robe, fringe over forehead, wreath ties and annulet behind, jewel before and legend O^NC before, rev. Runic PADA then ^NVSP^NV, central cross over annulet cross in beaded circle, 1.25g, 0° (PaIII[1], type 97; SL 1-50 plate coin; SCBI 69, 21 this coin; Abramson, 2012b, Fig 1b; T&S pp. 73-9, 81-3; Gannon, 44, 47, 52-53, 57, 172, 184, no. 18 and Figs. 2.35; 2.42b and 5.18; North 31 [153]; Spink 770 [773]) a scuff on cheek, oth...

Anglo-Saxon England, Transitional Coinage (c. 675-760), Pale Gold or Electrum Shilling, Vanimundus, variety A, crested helmeted and elaborately draped bust right, sceptre behind, legend around, rev. + VANIMVNDVS MONE, standing cross with crossed terminals, C and < in lower quarters, 1.22g, 270° (Vanimundus, type 55, VaA; SL 2-05; T&S pp. 73-9, 81-3; Gannon 53, 58-9, 75-6, 160, 180, 184, no. 18 and Figs. 2.43, 2.51a, and 2.73; Spink 771), of good fabric and well-centred on a shorter flan, nevertheless an imposing portrait, a bolder very fine, very rareprovenanceAcquired privately from finder~ F...

Anglo-Saxon England, Transitional Coinage (c. 675-760), Pale Gold or Electrum Shilling, Vanimundus, variety B, crested helmeted and elaborately draped bust right, sceptre behind, legend around, rev. +TM[...]VC, cross pattée in double beaded inner circle, 1.11g, 300° (Vanimundus type, type 55, variety VaB; SL 2-10 plate coin; SCBI 69, 27 this coin; T&S pp. 80-4, 84-7; Gannon 53, 58-9, 75-6, 160, 180, 184 n. 18, Fig. 2.43, Fig. 2.51a, Fig. 2.73; Spink 772), an exceptional portrait for type and most charming issue, struck on a small flan, otherwise a pleasingly good very fineprovenanceJ Philpotts...

Anglo-Saxon England, Transitional Coinage, Shilling, Valdobertus/Vernus type, Series A, Early or Experimental [?], type 69, +V^^IP[OI]BE^[S (?)], the P reversed [VALDOBERTVS], neatly seriffed letters, radiate and pelleted bust right, rev. Beaded standard, tufa above, seriffed crosses to sides (?) and below, 1.20g, 35° (SL 3-50 plate coin; Abramson 2012a, Fig 15; and 2012b, Fig 1b; SCBI 69, 39 this coin; cf. Blackburn, The 'Offa' Sceat', 2010, no. 32; Prou [1892], 69; T&S pp. 144, 148; Hill [1953], type 69, plate VII, no. 17; JMP 3466-68), toned, good very fineprovenanceJ Philpotts, July 2010~...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Triquetras Group, variety 3, type 101, winged Victory or ''Orans' facing, rev. voided cross with triquetra limbs, central pellet, rosettes in angles, 0.90g (SL 110-30 plate coin; SCBI 69, 446 this coin; T&S pp. 423-5, 341-4; Metcalf 234; Gannon 27, 49, 83, 162, 187, and Figs. 2.39, 3.6, 5.7a-b; 6.1; North –; Spink 821 plate coin), porous surfaces, otherwise a bold fine and very rareprovenanceN Mills, July 2004~ Reportedly found on the Cambridgeshire/Suffolk borders ~[EMC 2004.0122 = BNJ Coin Register, 2005, no. 130]Subject to 20% VAT on B...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Triquetras Group, variety 3, type 101, winged female figure in Orans posture facing ~ Mary (?), rev. void cross with triquetra limbs, central pellet, rosettes in angles. 0.94g (SL 110-40 plate coin; Abramson, 2012a, Fig 38; SCBI 69, 447 this coin; T&S pp. 423-5, 341-4; Metcalf 234; Gannon 27, 49, 83, 162, 187, and Figs. 2.39, 3.6, 5.7a-b; 6.1; North -; Spink 821), the Marian type in Orans posture stunning, otherwise a touch off-struck, very fine, very rareprovenance~ Found near Ipswich (Suffolk), c. 1992~ [EMC 2008.0082 = BNJ Coin Registe...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Triquetras Group, variety 4, mantled bust in saddleback drapery 7/8 facing, knotted wreath ties each side, rev. Bird right, looking back, pecking berries in foliage, rosette over back, 0.85g, 180° (SL 110-57 plate coin; SCBI 69, 449 this coin; T&S pp. 423-5, 341-4; Gannon 27, 49, 83, 162, 187, and Figs. 2.39, 3.6, 5.7a-b; 6.1; North -; Spink 821) surface porosity, otherwise of good fabric, about very fine and extremely rareprovenanceCNG 366, January 2016, lot 1068Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Term...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Triquetras Group, variety 7, mantled bust in saddleback drapery facing, knotted wreath ties each side, rev. void cross with triquetra limbs over pellet cross, 0.90g (SL 110-70 plate coin SCBI 69, 451 this coin; T&S pp. 423-5, 341-4; Gannon 27, 49, 83, 162, 187, and Figs. 2.39, 3.6, 5.7a-b; 6.1; North -; Spink 821 plate coin), lightly porous surfaces, otherwise about very fine and very rareprovenanceAcquired privately from finder, February 2006~ Found by N Smith at Lavendon (Buckinghamshire), March 2005 ~[EMC 2005.0111]Subject to 20% VAT o...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Triquetras Group, variety 10, ' Hwiccian' style, DE LVNDONIA+ around draped and diademed bust right, almond-shaped eye, wreath ties, row of pellets above head, rev. void cross with triquetra limbs, central boss and pellets, rosettes in angles, 0.89g (SL 110-80 plate coin; T&S pp. 423-5, 341-4; Gannon 27, 49, 83, 162, 187, and Figs. 2.39, 3.6, 5.7a-b; 6.1; Spink 821), a sparkling reverse with hints of residual tone, of good fabric, very fine and extremely rareprovenanceAcquired privately from finder, February 2017~ Found by M Hollyfield in...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Victory type 22 (V1), winged figure in long tunic, walking right, holding wreath, right, runes or pseudo-letters in field, rev. standing ¾ length figure in cynehelm facing, holding long cross pommée either side in skeletal fingers, wearing short, cross-hatched tunic, double beaded border, 0.90g, 0° (Abramson, 2012a, Fig 28; SCBI 69, 535 this coin; T&S pp. 440-3, 350-1; Gannon 70, 81-2; 87, Figs. 3.3a, 3.5; MEC 8 Series VIa; North 75; Spink 827 plate coin), quite porous, otherwise a bolder fine or better, very rareprovenanceBaldwin, May 2...

Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Victory type 22 (V4), Winged figure in long tunic, walking right, holding wreath behind, letters in field before, rev. winged Angel (?) looking right, in long tunic, standing in planked crescent boat with cross pommée either side, 0.93g, 0° (SL 111-20 plate coin; Abramson, 2012a, Fig 28; SCBI 69, 537 this coin; T&S pp. 440-3, 350-1; Gannon 70, 81-2; 87, and Figs. 3.3a, Fig. 3.5; Spink 827), some surface delamination, otherwise struck details very fine, very rareprovenance J Philpotts, May 2010~ Found in the Freshwater area, Isle of Wight...