Type 94, Archer -
Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Type 94, Archer kneeling right, bow and arrow before, branch behind, rev. large bird, possibly a swan or goose left, wing over back, long tail feathers, turning head to peck suspended berries, 0.93g, 270° (SL 50-20 plate coin; SCBI 69, 806 this coin; T&S pp. 437-9, 349. Gannon 105-6, Figs. 3.29, 3.31; North -; Spink 825). Extremely rare. Also found muled with Series L related issues.
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 #220. Provenance: S Elden, February 2013 ~ Found at West Wratting (Cambridgeshire) ~ [EMC 2014.0049 = BNJ Coin Register 2014, no. 56]
The Archer type is one of the most sought after designs in the entire coinage. Generally, specimens are barely discernible, possibly due to the alloy. The reverse swan also appears on the even rarer Hen type, typically better preserved, presumably in better silver.