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LOT 0126

Sold for (Inc. bp): £1,694

ANGLO-SAXON HAMMERED COINS - ECLECTIC SCEATTA - LVNDONIA AND TRIQUETRAS TYPE
(0.89 grams.).

710-760 AD, triquetras type, variety 5. Obv: profile bust right with LVNDONIA legend for London. Rev: interlaced cross with triquetra terminals and pellets. Good very fine, small striking crack at edge of flan. Rare.

LITERATURE:
S. 821 variant; M. 422-425; A. Tri5.

FOOTNOTES:
This sceatta combines the obverse type seen in series L, type 12 (S. 804) with the Triquetras reverse (S. 821); Abramson lists this as type 'Tri5'.