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S6
Anglo Saxon
Thrymsa moneyers [c.675-760]
VANIMUNDUS, type B, silver sceat
obv. bust right
rev. cross in centre
0.89g
[North p.59, Metcalf 85-87, Spink 774 [£1500 in VF], Abramson 2.10 [£2000 in VF]
rev. rather weakly struck
VERY RARE
VF/nVF                                                                                  £575 



S2
Anglo Saxon
Series E, type 53 silver sceat
STEPPED CROSS type
obv. porcupine with V and pellets
rev.  stepped cross with annulet in centre 
1.24g
[Metcalf 258-62, Spink 785, Abramson 91.10 - £450 in VF]
Ex - DNW auctions, 18 September 2012, lot 2409
VERY RARE
GVF-nEF                                                                                £250    sold

S3
Anglo Saxon
Series V, type 7, silver sceat [c.710-60]
WOLF and TWINS type
obv. wolf and twins
rev.  bird in wheat
0.95g
[Metcalf 453, Spink 817 [£675 in VF], Abramson 62.10 - £1250 in VF]
Found - Tower Hamlets, London, 2012
Recorded: PAS - LON-B073D7
dark tone, weakly struck in places, but better than photos suggest
VERY RARE
VF/nVF                                                                                      £295                                      
S4
Anglo Saxon
Eclectic silver sceat [c.710-60]
MONITA SCORUM type
obv. bust right
rev.  porcupine
0.90g
[Metcalf 435-6, Spink 824 [£1200 in VF], Abramson 24.50 - £2500 in VF]
Dark tone, flaw at edge of obv. and weakly struck obv.
EXTREMELY RARE
aF/nVF                                                                                            £195 

S5
Anglo Saxon
Early Sceatta Coinage [c.675-760]
Early transitional type by Thrymsa moneyer
VANIMUNDUS type B silver sceat
obv. bust right
rev.  cross with double circle of pellets
0.62g
[Metcalf 85-7, Spink 774 - £1500 in VF] 
some slight deposits on rev., which could most likely be cleaned
VERY RARE
VF or better                                                                       £575  sold                                                                                                                                                       



S7
Anglo Saxon
Secondary sceat
Series K, type 32a silver sceat [c.710-60]
obv. bust right with cross
rev.  wolf-headed serpent
0.95g
[Metcalf 310 and p.399-400, Spink 803D [£325 in VF], Abramson 40.20 - £900 in VF]
Found Dorset, 2013
Exceptional example
VERY RARE
EF                                                                                       £695    sold


S8
Anglo Saxon
Eclectic, type 30 silver sceat [c.710-60]
WODAN HEAD type
obv. facing head
rev.  2 standing figures
1.20g
[Metcalf 429-31, Spink 835 [£500 in VF], Abramson 105.60 - £700 in VF]
Ex - private collection, Denmark and Bruun Rasmussen auctions
better than photos
VERY RARE
EF or near                                                                                    £495 
S9
Anglo Saxon 
SERIES W [c.680-710] primary silver sceat
obv. figure facing left with cross;
rev. cross crosslet on saltire.
0.76g
Spink 787 [£750 in VF], Metcalf 155
Provenance: private collection, France.
some surface flaking top left of obv.
VERY RARE
VF                                                            £250

S10
Anglo Saxon - Kings of Northumbria
ALCHRED [765-74] silver sceat
obv. ALCHDER, large cross in centre
rev. fantastic animal right, with cross below
0.86g
[Spink 849 [£800 in VF], Abramson 71.10 - £1000 in VF]
Ex - Patrick Finn, list 14;
       Baldwins auctions, 4 October 2004, lot 106.
Illustrated: 'Studies in Early Medieval Coinage 2,' T.Abramson, Boydell Press, p.213 [110] 
These cruder types of Alchred sceats are much rarer than the usual types and are often weakly struck
EXTREMELY RARE
VF for issue                                                                                               £750    sold
S11
Anglo Saxon
SERIES F [c.680-710] primary silver sceat​
obv. bust right, pelleted helmet;
rev.  cross on steps with 2 annulets.
Spink 781 [£225 in VF], Metcalf 136-7
dark tone
GVF                                                            £ sold
S12
Anglo Saxon - Kings of Northumbria
AETHELRED 11 [810-41] styca?
Unusual styca
Moneyer - AETHELWEARD
obv. +EDIIED E [retro.], 2 pellets in centre
rev.  +EDILVEAD X, cross in centre
1.03g
[Spink 865 - £70 in VF, for common types - this much rarer]
Ex - Peter Moffat collection - one of the greatest styca collections
Very unusual and interesting styca with E after EDILRED and X for REX after EDILVEAD.
Aethelweard is NOT a known Aethelred moneyer and is usually associated with Archbishop Wigmund
VERY RARE
VF or better                                                                                   £95     
S13
Anglo Saxon - Kings of Northumbria
AETHELRED 11 / EANRED [810-41] styca
DOUBLE OBVERSE type
obv.1  +AEILRED R, pellet in centre
obv.2  +EANRED R, pellet in circle of pellets
1.07g
[Spink 862/5 - £75 in VF for common types - this much rarer]
Ex - Peter Moffat collection - one of the greatest collections of stycas
R for REX on each side of the coin indicating double obverse
some porosity
VERY RARE
VF                                                                                                   £75    
S14
Anglo Saxon
SERIES J type 36 [c. 710-60] secondary silver sceat
obv. bust right with cross;
rev.  2 birds on cross
Spink 802D [£275 in VF], Metcalf 301-2
VF/GVF                                                                    £175
S15
Anglo Saxon
SERIES D type 8 [c.695-740] silver sceat
obv. crude standard;
rev.  central cross pommee with pellets in angles
Spink 793 [£80 in VF], Metcalf 183-6
dark tone
VF                                                                £60       R
S16
Anglo Saxon
SERIES J type 72 [c.710-60] secondary silver sceat
obv. 2 diademed heads face to face with cross between;
rev.  bird right looking back at serpent;
1.15g
Spink 802C [£325 in VF], Abramson 19.10
Provenance: Patrick Finn, 1996, list 9a, no.35 - described as extremely rare, EF, as struck and sold for £750 [in 1996 !].
VERY RARE
EF                                                                                            £675
S17
Anglo Saxon
SERIES X 'WODAN head' silver sceat
obv. facing Wodan head with crosses at sides;
rev.  crested monster right;
0.99g
Spink 797 [£350 in VF], North 116
Provenance: DNW auction, 18 September 2012, lot 2418
                     Private collection, UK
dark tone, rev. better than photo
RARE
GVF/VF                                                                    £275
S18
Anglo Saxon - Kings of Northumbria
AETHELRED 11 [841-50] styca
Moneyer - EARDWULF
STAR motif
obv. +EDIL:.RED REX, star motif in centre
rev.  +EARDVVLF, pellet in a circle
1.20g
[Spink 865 - £70 in VF]
weakly struck and a few small deposits, but better than photos
VF                                                                                        £35
S19
Anglo Saxon
SERIES K / R mule, Eclectic [c.710-60] silver sceat
obv. wolf worm curled right;
rev.  standard;
Spink 830 [£375 in VF], Metcalf p.449, Abramson 42.10 [£750 in VF]
Provenance: Steve Elden
weakly struck in places and dark tone
VERY RARE
GVF/VF                                                            £295
S20
Anglo Saxon - Kings of Northumbria
AETHELRED 11 [841-50] styca
Moneyer - AETHELWEARD
Aethelweard is a Wigmund moneyer and not previously known for Aethelred
obv. +ED:.IIRI  X, cross in centre
rev.  +EDIIVIAD  X, cross in centre
[cf. Pirie 891]
X for REX on both obv. and rev.
Very interesting coin
EXTREMELY RARE
GVF                                                                                   £95 
S21
Anglo Saxon - Kings of Northumbria
ALCHRED [765-74] silver sceat
obv. ALCHDEC, cross in centre
rev.  fantastic animal right with small head and high tail in crude style
1.11g
[Spink 849 - £800 in VF]
weakly struck, as usual for this type - but better than photos
VERY RARE
GF                                                                                £250

S22
Anglo Saxon
SERIES V type 7 [c.710-60] secondary silver sceat
WOLF and TWINS type
obv. wolf and twins;
rev.  bird in stalks of wheat;
0.59g
Spink 817 [£675 in VF], Metcalf 453
Recorded: PAS: BH-817C61
green tone, a bit dirty and looks a rather debased silver as sometimes seen with this type
VERY RARE
GF                                                                                                    £95
S23
Anglo Saxon - Kings of Northumbria
AETHELRED 11 [841-50] styca
obv. +EDILRER [retrograde], pellet in circle of pellets
rev.  +ENALM  X, cross in centre
1.07g
[Spink 865 - £70 in VF for common issues]
Ex - Peter Moffat collection, with his original ticket [Moffat formed one of the greatest collections of stycas]
An interesting coin with very unusual rev. legend and X for REX
EXTREMELY RARE
nEF                                                                                          £85 
S24
Anglo Saxon
SERIES E - HALF SCEAT ?
Very unusual coin
obv. degenerate head [porcupine], with 2 bars;
rev.  TOTII;
At 5mm diameter this is much smaller than a sceat [approx. 11mm diameter] and much thinner - it also appears to have been struck in copper/bronze and NOT silver - not a larger coin cut down .
It was found in Norfolk with other normal sceattas.
Unrecorded - we are unsure what to make of it, but it's certainly interesting. 
rather weakly struck and some porosity.
EXTREMELY RARE
GF                                                                                                    £120

S25
Anglo Saxon - Kings of Northumbria
EANBALD II [796-835] abp. styca
Moneyer - EDILWEARD
obv. +EVNBVLD VR, cross in circle;
rev.  +EDILVARD, cross in circle;
Spink 861 [£175 in VF]
Provenance: Peter Moffat collection [with ticket] - one of the greatest collections of stycas
green deposit on rev.
RARE
nVF                                                                                £120

S26
Anglo Saxon - KIngs of Northumbria
AETHELRED 11 [841-50] styca
Moneyer - LEOFDEGN
obv. +EDEDRED RE, cross in centre
rev.  +LEOFEGN, cross in centre
1.26g
[Spink 865 - £70 in VF]
Ex - Peter Moffat collection [with ticket] - one of the greatest collections of stycas
dark tone 
EF or near                                                                         £85   sold 

S27
Anglo Saxon - Kings of Northumbria
AETHELRED 11 [841-50] styca
Moneyer - LEOFDEGN
obv. +EDILrED REX, cross with pellets in angles
rev.  +LEOFDEJN, cross with pellets in angles
1.04g
[Spink 865 - £70 in VF]
Ex - Peter Moffat collection [with ticket] - one of the greatest collections of stycas
Dark tone and small striking edge crack
aEF                                                                                                        £75
S28
Anglo Saxon - Kings of Northumbria
AETHELRED 11 / EANRED
DOUBLE OBVERSE
obv. +AEILRED R, pellet in diamond of pellets
rev.  +EANRED R, pellet in circle of pellets
1.32g
Double obverse with R for REX on both sides
Ex - Peter Moffat collection [with ticket] - one of the greatest collections of stycas
both sides struck slightly off-centre
EXTREMELY RARE
EF                                                                                       £95     sold
S29
Anglo Saxon - Kings of Northumbria
AETHELRED 11 [841-50] styca
Moneyer - EANRED
obv. +AEILRED RE, pellet in centre
rev.  +EANRED, pellet in centre
1.32g
[Spink 865 - £70 in VF for common types]
Ex - Peter Moffat collection [with ticket] - one of the greatest collections of stycas
Unusual style and lettering
struck slightly off-centre
VERY RARE
EF                                                                                     £85    sold
S30
Anglo Saxon - KIngs of Northumbria
AETHELRED 11 [841-5-] styca
Moneyer - EANRED
obv. +EDILRED REX, pellet in circle
rev.  +EANRED, pellet in circle of pellets
1.06g
[Spink 865 - £70 in VF]
Ex - Peter Moffat collection [with ticket] - one of the greatest collections of stycas
Some small deposits and weakly struck in places
nVF/GVF                                                                                      £45
S31
Anglo Saxon - Kings of Northumbria
AETHELRED 11 [841-50] styca
Moneyer - EANRED
obv. +EDILRED REX, 5 pellets in centre
rev.  +EANRED, pellet in annulet in circle of pellets
1.14g
[Spink 865 - £70 in VF]
Ex - Peter Moffat collection [with ticket] - one of the greatest collections of stycas
Unusual style and rev. motif
Dark tone
EF or near                                                                         £75
S32
Anglo Saxon - Kings of Northumbria
EANBALD [796-835] abp. styca
Moneyer - EODWULF
obv. +EANBALD IB, large pellet in circle of pellets;
rev.  +EODVVLF, cross in circle of pellets;
Spink 861 [£175 in VF]
Provenance: Peter Moffat collection [with ticket] - one of the greatest collections of stycas
somewhat weakly struck in places and ragged edge which might be an old chip
nVF                                                                                            £125
S33
Anglo Saxon - Northumbria
WIGMUND [837-50] styca
Moneyer - AETHILWEARD
obv. +VIGMVND IREP, cross in centre
rev.  +EDILVEARD, cross in centre
1.17g
[Spink 870 - £70 in VF]
Ex - Peter Moffat collection - one of the greatest collections of stycas
Well struck and dark tone - flan slightly irregular but not chipped
EF or near                                                                         £95     sold
S34
Anglo Saxon - Kings of Northumbria 
'King HOAUD' series styca
Unknown moneyer - DEARE ?
obv. HVOD RXE, cross in centre;
rev.  DEVRE, cross with pellet in each angle;
Provenance: Dave Greenhalgh collection [with ticket].
Most of the other 'King Hoaud' coins have Huaetred as moneyer.
slightly ragged edge, weakly struck and some porosity
An interesting coin
VERY RARE
VF/GVF                                                                        £150

S35
Anglo Saxon - Kings of Northumbria
AETHELRED 11 [841-50] styca
Moneyer - MONNE
obv. +EDILRED, 5 pellets;
rev.  +MONNE, cross in centre;
Spink 865 [£70 in VF]
Provenance: Peter Moffat collection [with ticket] - one of the greatest collections of stycas
GVF-nEF                                                                        £70     sold
S36
Anglo Saxon 
SERIES D [c.695-740] silver sceat
Type 8
obv. standard
rev.  cross with pellets
0.96g
[Spink 793 - £80 in VF]

VF                                                                     £45    sold        
S37
Anglo Saxon - Kings of Northumbria
EARDWULF / AETHELHEARD styca
DOUBLE REVERSE ?
obv. +ERDVVL:F [retrograde], pellet in circle of pellets
rev.  +EDELHVVED, cross with pellets in angles
1.18g
Provenance: Peter Moffat collection - one of the greatest collections of stycas
Interesting and very unusual - possibly a double-reverse
mottled tone and some deposits
VERY RARE
nVF-VF                                                                                            £85
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S38
Anglo Saxon - Kings of Northumbria
AETHELRED 11 [841-50] styca
Moneyer - MONNE
obv. +EDILRED RE, cross in centre;
rev.  +MONNE, cross in centre;
Spink 865 [£70 in VF]
Provenance: Peter Moffat collection [with ticket] - one of the greatest collections of stycas
dark tone
nEF                                                                                        £75
S39
Anglo Saxon - Kings of Northumbria
EADBERHT [737-58] silver sceat
obv. EOTBEREhTVF, 4 armed cross of pellets
rev.  fantastic animal left with looped tail enclosing pellet and pellet in front of nose
0.61g
Spink 847 - £300 in VF for common types - this MUCH rarer
Found Market Rasen, Lincs. 2015
weakly struck in places and some small deposits
EXTREMELY RARE variety - type c - Booth only records one [C8]
VF                                                                                                £250       R
S40
Anglo Saxon - Kings of Northumbria
AETHELRED 11 [841-50] styca
Moneyer - ALGHERE
obv. +AEDILRED Rx, cross in centre;
rev.  +ALGHERE, cross in centre;
Spink 865 [£70 in VF]
Provenance: Peter Moffat collection - one of the greatest collections of stycas
a little off-centre, weakly struck at top of rev. and green deposit on rev.
VF                                                                                        £70
S41
Anglo Saxon - Kings of Northumbria
AETHELRED 11 [841-50] styca
Moneyer - EADWINE
obv. +EDELRED, 8 pellets in centre;
rev.  +EADV.I.NI, cross in centre;
Spink 865 [£70 in VF for common types, this much rarer]
Provenance: Dave Greenhalgh collection [with ticket]
Unusual type - Eadwine is an Eanred moneyer
a bit dirty in places
VERY RARE
VF                                                                        £120
S1
Anglo Saxon GOLD THRYMSA [c.655-75]
Two Emperors type
obv. bust right;
rev. facing heads;
1.14g
Spink 767 [£3000 in VF], North 20, Metcalf 79-80.
Provenance: Private collection, Belgium;
                     Jean Elsen auctions, 15 March 2014, lot 617;
                     Nigel Mills.
obv. struck off-centre.
VF                                                                        £1965   sold

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S42
Anglo Saxon - Kings of Northumbria
WIGMUND [837-50] abp. styca
Moneyer - AETHELHELM
obv. +VIGNVND, cross in centre;
rev.  +EDELHELM, cross in centre;
Spink 870 [£70 in VF]
Provenance: Peter Moffat collection [with ticket] - one of the greatest collections of stycas
struck slightly off-centre and obv. a bit dirty with mottled toning
GVF/nEF                                                                                                  £65

S43
Kings of Northumbria
EANRED [810-41] styca
Moneyer - DAEGBERHT
obv. +EANRED REX, cross in centre;
rev.  +DAEGBERCT, cross in centre;
Spink 860 [£110 in VF]
Provenance: Peter Moffat collection - one of the greatest collections of stycas
 VF/GVF                                                                                            £95
S44
Anglo Saxon - Kings of Northumbria
AETHELRED 11 [841-50] styca
Moneyer - LEOFDEGN
LEOFDEGN SPECIAL MOTIF
obv. +EDILRED RE, special motif cross in centre;
rev.  +LEOFDEGN, cross in centre;
Spink 866 [£600 in VF]
Provenance: Peter Moffat collection - one of the greatest collections of stycas
weakly struck particularly on rev., some porosity
VERY RARE                                                                                        £125
 

S45
Anglo Saxon - Kings of Northumbria
AETHELRED 11 [841-50] styca
Moneyer - BROTHER
CONTEMPORARY FORGERY
obv. +EDEIRETRT, cross in centre;
rev.  +VBRODER, pellet in a circle
cf. 'Coins of Northumbria', E Pirie, 2002, Galata, p.67, no.3.51b
edge chipped
VERY RARE and interesting
VF                                                                                        £55
S46
Anglo Saxon
SERIES U type 23b [c.710-60] secondary silver sceat
obv. facing standing figure with 2 crosses;
rev.  pecking bird in vine;
0.95g
Spink 816 [£375 in VF], North 83, Abramson U025
Provenance: Lord Stewartby collection [acquired March 1978]
VERY RARE
aVF/GF                                                                        £175  
S47
Anglo Saxon
SERIES O type 40 [c.710-60] secondary silver sceat
obv. facing standing figure with 2 crosses and pellets in field;
rev.  monster right, looking back;
0.97g
Spink 807B [£225 in VF - undervalued], North 113
Provenance: Lord Stewartby collection
rev. struck off-centre
VERY RARE
nEF/GVF                                                                        £295     sold
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