Valdobertus/Vernus type -
Anglo-Saxon England, Transitional Coinage, Shilling, Valdobertus/Vernus type, Series A, Early or Experimental [?], type 69, , the P reversed [VALDOBERTVS], neatly seriffed letters, radiate and pelleted bust right, rev. Beaded standard, tufa above, seriffed crosses to sides (?) and below, 1.20g, 35° (SL 3-50 plate coin; Abramson 2012a, Fig 15; and 2012b, Fig 1b; SCBI 69, 39 this coin; cf. Blackburn, The 'Offa' Sceat', 2010, no. 32; Prou , 69; T&S pp. 144, 148; Hill , type 69, plate VII, no. 17; JMP 3466-68).
From the same obverse die as Spink Numismatic Circular 1970, pp. 407, no. 11172, where the inscription is delineated as VVAIPOIRF. It has been suggested that this variety provides a link between the two groups of the Vernus type.
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 # 31. Provenance: J Philpotts, July 2010 ~ Found at Alne (North Yorkshire), 2010 ~ [EMC 2011.0032 = BNJ Coin Register 2011, no. 79].