Series B (BIIIA3) -
Anglo-Saxon England, Primary Series (680-710), Sceat, Series B (BIIIA3), triple diademed head right, crescent ear, long pointed nose with extended chin and pellet lips, beaded outer circle, rev. pellet before impressionistic outline of bird right atop cross pommée, flanked by pellet-in-annulet and trefoil of pellets, double beaded circle, 0.95g. 45° (SL 16-80; Abramson, 2012b, plate; SCBI 69, 74 this coin; T&S pp. 158-65, 156-7; Gannon 36, 47, 48, no. 173, 107-10, 112, 136, 184, 184, no. 18, and Figs. 2.18a, 4.1b, and 4.5; North 125; Spink 777B).
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 #60. Provenance: Acquired privately from Vosper, February 2008 ~ Reportedly found in East Anglia ~ [EMC 2009.0030]