ANGLO SAXON SCEATTAS and STYCAS - 2

    

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S41     EANRED  [810-41]

styca

Moneyer - MONNE

obv.  +EANRED REX, cross in centre;

rev.   +MONNE, cross in centre.

Spink 862 [£125 in VF].

Unusually thick flan and a few small deposits - much better than photos

EF or near                                                        £150       sold

S42     
SERIES B  ]c. 680-710]
silver sceat
Primary series
Series B1
obv. large head right;
rev.  bird over cross and annulets at sides.
1.19 g
Spink 777 [£175 in VF];
Abramson SL: 16-60;
SCBI 69: 62 [this coin illustrated].
Prov. Private collection, 2008.
RARE
GVF                    £250     sold
 

S43     SERIES K  [c.710-60]

silver sceat     -     secondary series

Series K - type 32a

obv.  Bust right, cupping cross;

rev.   Serpent headed coiled lion right.

1.00 g

Spink 803C [£525 in VF]; Abramson SL 40-40; SCBI 69: 420 [this coin illustrated].

Found: East Anglia.

Recorded: EMC 2009.0060

Provenance: Mike Vosper Coins, Sept. 2008

struck off-centre - obv. is better than the photo

RARE

VF/EF                                                          £375

S44    SERIES K  [c. 710-60]

silver sceat - secondary series

Series K - type 32a

obv.  Bust right with cross;

rev.   Serpent headed coiled lion left.

1.00 g

Spink 803C [£525 in VF]; Abramson SL - 39-20; SCBI 69: 411 [this coin illustrated].

Provenance: bought from us - October 2005.

some very slight deposits.

better than photos.

RARE

GVF                                                                £395

S45     SERIES J 72  [c.710-60]

silver sceat     -     secondary series

obv.  facing heads with cross between;

rev.  bird right looking back.           

0.89g

Spink 802C [£400 in VF]; Abramson SL, 19-10.

Provenance: Glendinings, 4.4.1979, lot 205;         Lord Stewartby collection.

flan slightly irregular [not chipped], slight porosity. much better than photos.

VERY RARE

VF                                                                      £198

S46    SERIES N  [c. 710-60]

silver sceat - secondary series

Series N - type 41a

obv.  2 standing figures facing each other with cross between;

rev.   Monster in flight right, looking back.

1.10 g

Spink 806 [£475 in VF]; Abramson SL - 52-10; 

SCBI 69: 568 [this coin illustrated].

Provenance: bought from us in October 2005.

weakly struck on head of right figure.

RARE

VF/GVF                                                                  £395     sold

S47     SERIES G  [c.710-60]

silver sceat     -     secondary series

Series G - type 3a var.

obv.  large crude head right with hand holding cross.

rev.  standard with 3 crosses and trefoil.

Spink 800 [£250 in VF]; Abramson SL, 21-70 - imitative.

Provenance: Jean Elsen auction

a bit dirty and somewhat base silver

much better than photos 

VF                                                               £150

S48     
SERIES L  [c. 710-60]
silver sceat
Secondary series
Series L, type 15
obv. bust right with cross in front;
rev.  standing facing figure holding 2 crosses.
0.73 g
Spink 804c [£450 in VF];
Abramson SL: 35-20;
SCBI 69: 487 [this coin illustrated].
Bought from us, 2009.
dark tone and some porosity and delamination, but better than photos.
RARE
GF/aVF                   £195    

S49     
SERIES Q  [c. 710-60]
silver sceat
Secondary series
Series Q 1VE, type 99
obv. lion walking left;
rev.  squawking bird walking left.
0.91 g
Spink 811 [£650 in VF];
Abramson SL: 66-40;
SCBI 69: 650 [this coin illustrated].
Provenance: Patrick Finn, 
list 18, 1999, no. 64 [£195]
Baldwins, 4 October 2004
lot 89 [£200].
dark tone and some porosity on rev., but better than photos.
VERY RARE
VF/F                     £295     sold
 

S50    AETHELRED 11 [841-50]

styca

obv.  +EDILRED RE, cross in centre;

rev.   uncertain, cross in centre.

Spink 865 [£120 in VF]

ragged flan, weakly struck and some deposits.

better than photos

nVF                                                               £50

S51     
SERIES T   [c. 710-60]
silver sceat
Seconday series
Series T, type 9 - var. 2/1a
obv. bust right - LELU in front
rev.  quilled crescent left.
1.01 g
Spink 815 [£750 in VF];
Abramson SL: 25-20;
SCBI 69: 779 [this coin illustrated].
Provenance: Tim Owen, 1998.
weakly struck obv. and slight porosity - better than photos.
EXTREMELY RARE
nVF/VF                        £198
 

S52    
SERIES E   [c. 695-740]
silver sceat
Series E. late variety
obv. quilled crescents - 3 bars;
rev.  beaded standard with annulet.
0.81 g
Spink 790c [£100 in VF];
Abramson SL: 97-20 [this coin illustrated]; SCBI 69: 228 [this coin illustrated].
Provenance: CCA, Feb. 1995.
GVF-nEF                  £135

S53     EADBERHT  [737-58]

silver sceat

class F iv

obv.  EOTBERHTVS, cross in circle with pellet in qtrs

rev.   fantastic animal right with cross under tail and triquetra below.

Spink 847 [£400 in VF]

Found: Yorkshire.

die flaw under tail and obv. struck slightly               off-centre.

RARE

GVF                                                            £298

S54     SERIES K   [c. 710-60]

silver sceat - secondary series

Series K - type 33 - variant

obv.  Bust right with armour and cross;

rev.   Lion head right with tongue and triquetra below;

1.00 g

Spink 803 [£650 in VF]; Abramson SL - 38-10 [this coin illustrated]; 

SCBI 69: 430 [this coin illustrated]; 

Provenance: Tim Owen Coins, 1995.

rev. struck from damaged dies.

VERY RARE

VF or better                                             £450    sold

 

 

 

S55     SERIES G   [c. 710-60]

silver sceat - secondary sceat

Series G - type 107 - variant

obv.  Bust right with cross;

rev.   Standard with pellet in annulet and 4 saltire crosses;

1.05 g

Spink 800 [£250 in VF]; Abramson SL - 21-50;

SCBI 69: 324 [this coin illustrated].

Found: Cambridgeshire.

Recorded: EMC 2006.0266

Provenance: Steve Elden, Feb. 2006

Struck in high relief.

GVF-nEF                                                      £285

 

 

S56   
SERIES U  [c. 710-60]
silver sceat
Series U, type 23d
obv. figure with large hands right, holding 2 crosses;
rev.  long necked pecking bird right.
0.38 g
Spink 816 [£675 in VF];
Abramson SL: 45-20;
SCBI 69: 787 [this coin illustrated].
Found: Norwich, 2006.
Recorded: EMC 2007.0020.
very unusual and probably imitative.
weakly struck, some porosity, but much better than photos.
EXTREMELY RARE
GF                                £135       
 

S57     
SERIES U  [c. 710-60]
silver sceat
Secondary series
Series U, type 23b
obv. standing female figure looking left in crescent boat, with 2 crosses;
rev.  long necked pecking bird right.
1.11 g
Spink 816 [£675 in VF];
Abramson SL: 45-20 [this coin illustrated]; SCBI 69: 789 [this coin illustrated].
Found: East Anglia, 2010.
some deposits.
much better than photos.
VERY RARE
GVF                          £375       
 

S58    SERIES E  [c. 695-740]

silver sceat

Series E - var. A

obv.  Quilled crescent with 4 bars;

rev.   Standard with TOTII.

1.05 g

Spink 790 [£110 in VF]; Abramson SL - 94-10;

SCBI 69: 243 [this coin illustrated].

Found: near Lincoln, Oct. 2012

aEF                                                               £175     sold

S59    FLEDGLING  [c. 710-60]

silver sceat - secondary series

ECLECTIC - Fledgling type - style B

obv.  Wolf head right with curling serpent below;

rev.   Eagle right with fish in mouth.

0.98 g

Spink 832 [£2250 in VF]; Abramson SL - 44-20;

SCBI 69: 456 [this coin illustrated].

Found: Harlington, Bedfordshire.

Provenance: Silbury Coins, Jan. 2015.

Better than photo

One of the classic Anglo Saxon sceattas

EXTREMELY RARE

GVF                                                                £1750

S60   SERIES J   [c. 710-60]

silver sceat - secondary series

Series J - type 85

obv.   Bust right .

rev.   Bird over cross with pelleted annulet each side.

0.91 g

Spink 802 [£225 in VF]; Abramson SL - 18-20;

SCBI 69: 379 [this coin illustrated].

Provenance: T Webb-Ware, 1995.

tiny hairline edge striking crack above head

VF/GVF                                                         £195     sold

S61    EADBERHT  [737-58]

silver sceat

type Ci - 3 armed cross

obv.  EOTBEREhTVF, 3-armed cross with pellet ends

rev.   fantastic animal right with pellet in loop of tail

Spink 847 [£400 in VF]; Abramson SL, 70-100; 'Studies in EMC', vol.2, Abramson, Boydell, 2011, p.204, pl.42 [this coin].                                   0.89g

Provenance: Michael Trenerry coins, 1999 [£245].

struck off-centre

RARE type

GVF                                                              £325

S62     
SERIES O   [c. 710-60]
silver sceat
Secondary series
Series O, type 43
obv. monster in flight right, looking back;
rev.  interlaced cross, trefoil in quadrants.
0.82 g
Spink 831 [£900 in VF];
Abramson SL: 56-20;
SCBI 69: 606 [this coin illustrated].
Provenance: Galata, Mar. 2007
striking edge crack - some porosity.
EXTREMELY RARE
F/GF                     £350     sold

S63    
SERIES E   [c. 680-710]
silver sceat
Series E, type 89 - SEDE
obv. SEDE divided by 4 cross pommee's;
rev.  serpent coiled anti-clockwise and cross in centre.
0.97 g
Spink 786 [£1350 in VF]; Abramson 93-20 [this coin illustrated];
SCBI: 69: 300 [this coin illustrated].
Found: Ipswich, 2006.
Provenance: Elkins coins, 2006
chipped and some deposits.
EXTREMELY RARE 
GVF                              £250

S64     SERIES G  [c. 710-60]

silver sceat     -     secondary series

obv.  bust right with cross;

rev.   diamond standard with annulet centre, 3 crosses and trefoil, with 2 pellets.               0.95g

Spink 800 [£250 in VF]; Abramson SL - 21-20; 

Ex - Noonans auctions

EF or near                                            £375

S65     SERIES O   [c. 710-60]

silver sceat - secondary series

Series O - type 40

obv.  Standing figure facing with cross each side;

rev.   Monster left looking back.

0.91 g

Spink 807B [£450 in VF]; Abramson SL - 55-10;

SCBI 69: 595 [this coin illustrated].

Provenance: Patrick Finn, 17, 1999, no. 39 [£250]

Better than photos.

RARE

VF                                                                    £325

S66     SERIES E   [c. 695-740]

silver sceat

Series E - var. C

obv.  Quilled crescent with 3 bars;

rev.   Standard with annulet centre

0.73 g

Spink 790 [£110 in VF]; Abramson SL - 96-10;

SCBI 69: 256 [this coin illustrated].

Provenance: Elkins Coins, Mar. 2010.

GVF                                                                      £165

S67   
ECLECTIC  [c. 710-60]
silver sceat
Saltire standard - type 70
obv. saltire in beaded standard;
rev.  beaded standard with annulet enclosing pellet'
1.09 g
Spink 833b [£225 in VF]; 
Abramson SL: 13-190 [this coin illustrated]; SCBI 69: 740 [this coin illustrated].
Found: Foxton, 2008.
Recorded: EMC 2008.0161.
RARE
VF+                            £265


 

S68     WIGMUND  [837-50]

styca

Moneyer - AETHELWEARD

obv.  +VIGMUND AREP, cross in centre;

rev.   +EDILVEARD, cross in centre.

Spink 870 [£135 in VF]

some slight porosity

much better than photos

GVF                                                         £98     sold

 

S69     
SERIES E   [c. 695-740]
silver sceat
Series E - Plumed bird
obv. plumed bird;
rev.  standard.
0.98 g
Spink 791 [£175 in VF];
Found: North Yorkshire, 2023
GVF-nEF                    £185
 

S70    
EADBERHT  [737-58]
silver sceat
King of Northumbria
obv. EOTBEREhTVF, cross in a circle of pellets;
rev.  fantastic animal left;
Spink 847 [£400 in VF];
Found: North Yorkshire, 2023
rev. off-centre + small surface hairline striking crack on rev. edge.
GVF                       £350     sold 
  

S71    
EADBERHT / ECGBERHT [737-58]
silver sceat
Kings of Northumbria
obv. .OTBEREVhTEF. cross in circle of pellets; 
rev.   ECGBERhT, standing figure right, with cross in each hand.
0.93 g
Spink 852 [£650 in VF];
Abramson SL; -;
'Studies in EMC vol.2', T Abramson, p. 213, pl. 98 [this coin illustrated]. 
Provenance: Private collection, Manchester.
EXTREMELY RARE obv. legend.
tiny striking edge crack.
GVF                         £750    sold
 

S72     
EADBERHT  [737-58]
silver sceat
Kings of Northumbria
Type G
obv.  .EOTBEREhTVF, large cross in centre;
rev.  fantastic animal right with 4 rosettes.
1.02 g
Spink 847 [£400 in VF];
'Studies in EMC, vol. 2', T Abramson, p. 210, pl. 83 [this coin illustrated].
Found: Driffield, Yorkshire, November 2004.
struck slightly off-centre.
GVF                        £325



 

S73    EADBERHT  [737-58]

silver sceat

obv.  .EOTBEREhTVF, cross in centre;            1.04g

rev.    fantastic animal left.

Spink 847 [£400 in VF]; 'Studies in EMC', vol.2, Abramson, Boydell, 2011, p.204, pl.26 [this coin].

Provenance: Gillis coins, 2007

double-struck in places

GVF-nEF                                                              £295

S74    
EADBERHT   [737-58]
silver sceat
Kings of Northumbria
Type G
obv.  .EOTBEREhTVF, cross in centre;
rev.   fantastic animal right with 4 rosettes.
0.94 g
Spink 847 [£400 in VF];
'Studies in EMC, vol.2', 
T Abtamson, p. 210, pl. 82 [this coin illustrated].
Found: North Yorkshire.
struck slightly off-centre.
VF                           £295
 

S75    
SERIES E   [c. 695-740]
silver sceat
Series E - Plumed bird type
obv. plumed bird with cross;
rev.  standard with annulet enclosing pellet.
Spink 791 [£175 in VF];
Found: Yorkshire, 2023.
VF                          £145     sold
 

S76    
EADBERHT  [737-58]
silver sceat
King of Northumbria
obv. EOTBEREEVO ? - unusual probably double-struck;
rev.  fantastic animal right, with cross under tail, rosette under foreleg and triquetra below.
Spink 847 [£400 in VF];
some double-striking
Unusual type - unrecorded ?
EXTREMELY RARE
VF                               £295











 

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