C ARIP variety -
Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, C ARIP variety, diademed and 'bejewelled' draped bust left, with rounded neckline and almondshaped eye, OIVI before, rev. standing figure forward, wearing hat and long cross-hatched tunic, holding long cross pommée right in both hands, foliage left, curved bow and stern crescent boat, 'snake-head' terminals with opened beaks, 1.16g, 240° (SL 26-75; SCBI 69, 508 this coin; T&S pp. 416-21, 336-40; Gannon 76, 87, 95, 98, 140, no. 231, 181, 189, no. 62, Figs. 3.19c, 3.22a, 4.48b; North 69; Spink 820).
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 #153. Found in the Grantham area (Lincolnshire), March 2014 ~ [EMC 2016.0043].