ANGLO-SAXON, Continental Sceattas.
|Sale: CNG 75, Lot: 1382. Estimate $300.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 23 May 2007.
Sold For $200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 700-765. AR Sceat (1.09 g). Series E, ‘Frankener’ phase, var. E (Type 4). Mint in Frisia (Dorestad). ‘Porcupine’ right with triangular head; cross and symbols before / Standard with central annulet, chevron and three bars around; symbols in margin. Beowulf 41 (this coin); Abramson -; cf. Metcalf p. 197 and no. 214-5; OdV&K 479; North 45; SCBC 790. EF, lightly toned. Exceptional metal.
From the Beowulf Collection.