Series O related, Monster in flight -
Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series O related, Monster in flight, looking back, foreleg raised behind head, tail with pellet end over back, gaping jaws, long crest above, prominent member, clawed feet below, rev. cross-crosslet over saltire, central annulet, 1.11g, 0° (SL 59-30 plate coin; SCBI 69, 610 this coin; Spink 807D). Extremely 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 #241. Provenance: M Vosper, January 2014 ~ Found near Boston (Lincolnshire) [EMC 2014.0056 = BNJ Coin Register 2014, no. 59].