Alchred, variety i. -
Northumbria, Alchred (765-774), Sceat, variety i. beaded borders, ALCHDER, part retrograde, A unbarred, L inverted, around cross pattée, rev. fantastic animal standing right, foreleg raised, raised, pointed tail emanating from mid-back, cross pattée below, 0.90g, 270° (SL 71-10 plate coin, Abramson, 2012b, Fig 10a; SCBI 69, 862 this coin; North 179; Spink 849 plate coin).
Images and selected text reproduced by kind permission of Spink and Son Ltd, London, auction 21050, The Tony Abramson Collection of Dark Age Coinage - Part II - Northumbria, March 18th 2021, lot #372. Provenance: M Vosper, September 2004 ~ Reportedly found east of York, 2003