The Collection of Anglo-Saxon and Earlier Hammered Coins formed by the late Captain 'Peter' Arnot

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Date of Auction: 21st March 1995

Sold for £200

Estimate: £200 - £300

Early Anglo-Saxon Period, early period, ‘East Anglian’, Sceat, bust right, cross and pellets in front, reverse bird left, pellets in field, 0.83gms (cf. Metcalf pp. 490-91, pl. 23, 383 [Series Q]; Hill, NC 1953, type 67b, and pl. vii, 15, this coin; N. —; S. —). Good fine, extremely rare, Metcalf only records seven examples of this type (£200-300)


Ex. Dr. Bird ( lot 24), and Spink Coin Auctions 20 (lot 50)