ANGLO-SAXON, Continental Sceattas.
|Sale: CNG 75, Lot: 1374. Estimate $300.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 23 May 2007.
Sold For $300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 700-765. AR Sceat (1.23 g). Series E, ‘Aston Rowant’ phase, var. G1 (Type 4). Mint in Frisia (Dorestad). ‘Porcupine’ right with triangular head; compartment with two pellets before / Standard with central pellet-in-annulet, bars around; symbols in margin. Beowulf 36 (this coin); Abramson E215; Metcalf p. 217 and no. 201; North 45; SCBC 787. Superb EF, iridescent toning.
From the Beowulf Collection.