Series M, type 45, variety F -
Anglo-Saxon England, Secondary Series (710-760), Sceat, Series M, type 45, variety F, sinuous animal right with long tongue curled and tail raised, pellets in field, rev. vine coiled anticlockwise from centre around central cross pommée, annulet above, 0.92g (SL 61-30 plate coin; SCBI 69, 560 this coin; T&S pp. 453- 8, 363-7; Gannon 155, 164, and Figs. 4.65, 5.8; MEC 8 Series M; North 143; Spink 805). Very rare.
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 #243. Provenance: S Harmer, March 2008 ~ Found at Wye near Ashford (Kent), November 2007 ~ [EMC 2009.0063]