Series E, type 53 -
Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, "Series E", type 53, degenerate 'porcupine' bust right, hair in fine quills, pellet-in-annulet for eye, and below, pelleted bar before, rev. pellet cross on stepped cross, pellet in each quadrant, vestigial chevron design, 1.00g (SL 91-10; SCBI 69, 290 this coin; T&S p. 243-5, 258-62. JMP 96-7; Gannon 161, Fig. 5.6a; North 150; Spink 785 plate coin).
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 #62. Provenance: T Webb-Ware, February 1995.