ANGLO-SAXON, Continental Sceattas.
|Sale: CNG 75, Lot: 1369. Estimate $500.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 23 May 2007.
Sold For $500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 700-765. AR Sceat (1.15 g). Series D or E related. Mint in Frisia (Domburg?). Cross pommée on triangle; chevrons in upper angles, pellets in lower / Standard with central wheel of four spokes, bars at sides; crosses in margin. Beowulf 30 (this coin); P. le Gentilhomme, “The circulation of sceats in Merovingian Gaul,” BNJ
XXIV (1943-44), 54; otherwise unpublished. Good VF, toned.
From the Beowulf Collection.
The coin in Gentilhomme, and associated coins in the article, were found in the vicinity of Cimiez, France.