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 £420

Estimate: £120 - £140

Early Anglo-Saxon Period, early period, ‘Dragon’ types, Sceat, Wolf and Twins type, wolf right, suckling twins, reverse bird on vine, 1.06 gms (BMC 7; Metcalf pp.570-575, pl. 27, 453; N. 120; S.815; SCBI Mack 361, this coin). Almost very fine, an unusual and very rare type, about twenty examples known, including one other from these dies (£120-140)


Ex. Londesborough, Montagu, Grantley (lot 723), Lockett (lot 223), and Mack (part II, lot 25) collections