Series Q1G, type 59 -
Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series Q1G, type 59, delicate featured facing bust, possibly female patron or Christ, bell-shaped hair style, pellets in field, fine beaded border, rev. Quadruped standing left, looking back, gaping jaws and raised trefoil tail, pellets in field, long crest intertwines legs, line border, 0.80g, 90° (SL 63-100 plate coin; Abramson, 2012b, plate; SCBI 69, 625 this coin; T&S pp. 488-95, 382-5; Gannon 28-9, 39, 53, 65, 87, 101, no. 159, 148-50, 175, 191-2, and Figs. 2.7b, 2.44; North 144; Spink 808C 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 #259. Provenance: T Owen, January 1998 ~ Found at Kilham/Bridlington (Yorkshire), July 1997 ~ [EMC 1997.0077].