Series K, type 16, 'Hwiccian style' -
Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series K, type 16, 'Hwiccian style', diademed and bejewelled draped bust left, small eye, no ear, braided hair over neck, with three knotted wreath ties, cross pommée left, over chalice in palm, rev. standing figure in crescent boat, head left in cynehelm, holding long cross pommée with pellets on shaft left and bird of prey right, cross-hatched tabard and plain tunic, 1.01g, 180° (SL 33-90 plate coin; SCBI 69, 479 this coin; Spink 803F plate coin). Probably unique.
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 #171. Provenance: T Owen, April 2012 Ex. M Vosper and T Webb-Ware