Series T deriv., type 9, 'Monita Scorvm' -
Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series T derivative, type 9, 'Monita Scorvm' issue, diademed bust of fine style right, wreath ties behind, wearing jewelled robe, MONITA SCORVM around head, rev. quilled crescent left, thin body enclosing four pelleted bars left, beaded border with chevron edge, 1.20g, 0° (SL 24-30; Abramson, 2012b, plate; T&S pp. 435-6, 348; Naismith, 2014a, in SEMC3, pp. 68-121; SCBI 69, 530 this coin; Gannon 17, no. 84, 132, 175, 180-1, 189, no. 62., 190, no. 71, and Figs. 5.23, 5.28b; MEC 8 Series LEa; North 80; Spink 824). Very rare, especially in this condition.
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 #141. Provenance: T Webb-Ware, February 2001