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Anglo-Saxon, Continental Sceattas, AR Sceat, struck c. 690-715/20 AD, Published in Beowulf

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Information: This coin is cited in Abramson, T. "The 'Beowulf' Collection" in T. Abramson, ed., Studies in Early Medieval Coinage (Woodbridge, 2008)
Origin: Mint in Frisia (Domburg?)
Authority: Eanred; struck under moneyer Monne
Denomination: AR Sceat, Series D, type 8
Composition: Copper alloy
Date: circa 837-841 AD
Obverse: ‘Standard’ with central annulet surrounded by right angles
Reverse: Cross pattée; chevron at end of each arm, annulets (some with pellets) in quarters
Size: 11mm, 1.09g
Grade: VF, dark find patina.
Provenance: Pedigreed: from the Beowulf Collection, Classical Numismatic Group Auction 75, (23 May 2007), Lot 1367; ex Classical Numismatic Group eAuction 444 (15 May 2019), Lot 570
References: Beowulf 29 (this coin); OdV&M ‘cross with four circles variety’, 11–3 (same obv. die); Abramson 10.10; SCBI 63 (BM), 300; North 163; SCBC 793
General: The sceat (Old English sceatt, meaning "wealth", "money" and "coin") was a small silver coin minted in the Anglo-Saxon period.
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