British Coins, British and European Jetons Numismatic Books (4 & 5 December 2013)

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Date of Auction: 4th & 5th December 2013

Sold for £1,800

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

Sceatta, early transitional type, Pada, diademed bust right, runic letters around, rev. cross, small annulets in angles, runic legend, 1.26g/12h (N 153; S 773). Extremely fine and lightly toned, very rare £1,200-1,500

Footnote

Provenance: SNC June 1983 (3861).

An early silver issue (
c. 680) of unusually refined style, from one of the moneyers who also struck thrymsas