'Celtic Cross' -
Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, 'Celtic Cross', quilled serpent with pellet outline clockwise, globular head right, protecting small central cross pommée, beak inwards to cross, rev. Celtic cross with central pellet forming a pellet cross, rosette in each angle, 1.14g (SL 31-10 plate coin; Abramson, 2012b, Fig 19d, and plate; SCBI 69, 521 this coin; T&S pp. 426-32, 345-6; Gannon 53, no. 206, 57; no. 227, 87, 101, no. 159, 162-3, 169, 189, no. 62, Fig. 5.7c; North –; Spink 822 obv. plate coin). Very rare.
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 #160. Provenance: Found near Shoreham (West Sussex), c. 2000 ~ [EMC 2006.0252]