ANGLO-SAXON, Continental Sceattas.
Circa 695/700-710/5. AR Sceat (13mm, 1.11 g). Series E, ‘Ashton Rowant’ phase, plumed bird var. L (type 6). Mint in Frisia (Dorestad). Plumed bird right, with head bent down and triple-forked tail; pellet-in-annulet and pellet below / Beaded standard, with pellet-in-annulet at center and pellet-in-annulet in each quarter; trefoil between. Abramson E320; Metcalf p. 208; North 49; SCBC 791 (790). EF, toned.
Ex Classical Numismatic Group XXX (11 June 1994), lot 520.