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LOT 3117

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Anglo-Saxon Coins - Offa - East Anglia / Ecghun - Star of David Penny

785-793 AD

Type 168. Obv: long cross fleury with lozenge and pellet centre and short cross-bars to limbs with XO / FF / A+ / RE in angles. Rev: star of David with pellet-in-rosettes at centre and at points dividing E / g / C / H / V / N legend (with Runic 'g') for the moneyer Ecghun at an East Anglian mint. 1.20 grams. Near as struck; small chip and short edge crack. Extremely rare; third example recorded for type.

Provenance
Reportedly found near Great Saxham, Suffolk, UK, 2017.

Published
See Early Medieval Corpus, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, reference EMC 2018.0425 (this coin).

Literature
S. 907; N. -; CEB 110 (part); SCBI 67 (BM Anglo-Saxon II) -; Chick 168 (same dies); see also CNG sale 97, lot 974 (same dies).


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