Sceat 'Vanimundus'; Type B

Features

Issuer England (United Kingdom)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 675-685
Value 1 Sceat
Currency Early Anglo-Saxon (600-775)
Composition Silver
Weight 1.20 g
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 117396
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Sp# 774,
Emma Howard (editor); 2021. Standard Catalogue of British Coins : Coins of England & the United Kingdom Pre-Decimal Issues (56th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 2 more volumes.
Metcalf# 85-7
David Michael Metcalf; 1993. Thrymsas and Sceattas in the Ashmolean Museum Oxford / Volume 1. Gold Coinage. Royal Numismatic Society, London, United Kingdom.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Laureate bust right with holding sceptre, legend around

Reverse

Cross potent within wreath, blundered legend around

Comments

Early transitional type Sceattas by Thrymsa moneyers, c.675-c.685 Sceatta, 1.20g, Vanimundus type, type B (Abr Gp.II, No.10, p.45; North 12/1)

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ND (675-685) 

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