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LOT 8005

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GBP (£) 800 - 1,000
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Anglo-Saxon Coins - Primary Phase - Aethelred of Mercia - Runic Sceatta

680-710 AD

Obv: Runic Aethelred in two lines across centre within single beaded border. Rev: porcupine with lines below. 1.23 grams. Near as struck. Rare.

Provenance
Property of a West Sussex, UK, gentleman; found by his grandfather in West Sussex in the early 1990s.

Literature
S. 780 variant; see SCBI 63 (BM Anglo-Saxon 1), 425 for similar obverse; see M.134-5, M.p.120-4.