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Triton XXI, Lot: 1357. Estimate $400.
Sold for $375. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ANGLO-SAXON, Secondary Sceattas. Circa 720-745. AR Sceatt (12.5mm, 1.04 g, 9h). Series K, type 32a (Style A/B). Diademed and draped bust right, hand holding cross to right; all within ‘nimbus’ / Lion-headed serpent coiled right. Metcalf & Walker 12a = SCBI 20 (Mack), 351 (this coin); Abramson 40.20; Metcalf –; SCBI 63 (BM), 490; North 89; SCBC 803D. VF, deeply toned. Very rare.

From the Dr. JDR Collection. Ex Spink Numismatic Circular XCVII.7 (September 1989), no. 4581; R. P. Mack Collection, 351; P.W. P. Carlyon-Britton Collection (Part I, Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 17 November 1913) lot 168a (illustrated).