ANGLO-SAXON, Continental Sceattas.
|389, Lot: 1168. Estimate $150.
Sold for $300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 695/700-710/5. AR Sceatt (11.5mm, 1.27 g). Series E, Primary ('Ashton Rowant') phase, porcupine var. Dh (Type 4). Mint in Frisia (Dorestad?). ‘Porcupine with snout’ right; cross and tiny pellets within curve of body / Standard with central annulet surrounded by lines and pellets; pseudo-legend around. Abramson 90.10; SCBI 63 (BM), 404 var. (standard); North 45; SCBC 790D. Near EF, toned, some light deposits.
From the David Wray Collection.