Series B (BII), type 27a -
Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series B (BII), type 27a, diademed head right, cross pattée and jewel [?] before, shoulder crosses beaded circle, rev. bird with elegant neck right, atop cross pattée within serpent circle starting at 6 o'clock, 1.15g, 315° (SL 16-20; Abramson, 2012a, Fig 16; 2012b, and plate; SCBI 69, 64 this coin; T&S pp. 94-105, 113-16; Gannon 36, 47, 48 no. 173, 107-10, 112, 136, 184, 184, no. 18, and Figs. 2.18a, 4.1b, and 4.5; cf. EMC 2008.0313 [Series Big ~ imitative]; Spink 777A).
Images and selected text reproduced by kind permission of Spink and Son Ltd, London, auction 21000, The Tony Abramson Collection of Dark Age Coinage - Part I, March 18th 2021, lot #55. Provenance: S Elden, November 2010 ~ Found at Reepham (Norfolk) ~ [EMC 2010.0360 = BNJ Coin Register 2012, A18 = 'Eye (Suffolk)'].