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Triton XXI, Lot: 1349. Estimate $750.
Sold for $1700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ANGLO-SAXON, Secondary Sceattas. Circa 720-735. AR Sceatt (12mm, 0.77 g, 1h). Series O, type 40. Mint in the Thames region(?). Figure standing facing, holding long cross in each hand, pellet around / Fantastic creature in flight right, head reverted. Abramson 55.20; Metcalf 379–81 var. (creature left); SCBI 63 (BM), 600–5 var. (same); North 114/1; SCBC 807B. Good VF, toned. Very rare variety with creature right.


From the Dr. JDR Collection. Ex Spink Numismatic Circular C.2 (March 1992), no. 857.