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LOT 3408

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Anglo-Saxon Coins - Offa - London / Ciolhard - Light Coinage Serpent Penny

779-793 AD

Blunt type 23. Obv: draped and cuirassed Roman style bust right with +OFFA REX+ legend. Rev: serpent-like creature in 'figure of eight' across centre with +CIOL / HARd above and below. 1.21 grams. Very fine; die flaw to obverse and slightly chipped to edge. Rare.

Provenance
Found near Streatham, Cambridgeshire, UK, 2018.

Published
See Early Medieval Corpus, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, reference EMC 2019.0012 (this coin).

Literature
S. 905; N. 317; Chick 18 (different dies).


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