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Sceat Series E; variety D

Features

Country Frisia
(Low countries feudal)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 695-740
Value 1 Sceat
Composition Silver
Weight 1.02 g
Shape Round (irregular)
Demonetized Yes
References Sp# 790B, Metcalf# 209-11
Coins of England & the United Kingdom
by Philip Skingley
(Spink)
Thrymsas and Sceattas in the Ashmolean Museum Oxford, Vols. I-III
by D.M. Metcalf
(Royal Numismatic Society)

Obverse

Degenerate head, •IIII below.

Lettering: (uninscribed)

Reverse

'Standard' surrounded by lines and dashes, central design of four pellets around central pellet-in-annulet.

Lettering: (uninscribed)

Comments

These sceattas are thought to emanate from the former Rhine mouth area, Frisia, particularly the emporia of Domburg and Dorestad.

They also circulated in early Anglo-Saxon Britain and the primary catalogue reference is from the Spink Standard Catalogue of British Coins.

Spink Early Anglo-Saxon, Section C: Continental issue Sceattas (c.695-c.740), Series E, Variety D.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (695-740) 

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Sceat (Series E; variety D)