Anglo-Saxon (710-760), silver Sceatta, Early Anglo-Saxon period (c.600-775), Continental Series, Secondary phase (c.710-c.760), Series R9, ‘Rigold’ (R2). Obv. Radiate bust facing right with crescent ear, runic legend EPA before, ^^O behind. Rev. Beaded standard containing angular symbols each divided by pellet, annulet at centre. 1.02g, die axis 12h (S.813A; Sceatta List 11-140 (this coin); SCBI 69, 684 (this coin)). A crisp example of good quality metal with superb surfaces, lustrous with hints of colourful tone, desirable thus. Almost extremely fine and scarce.
With old ticket.
Ex. M Vosper, November 2009
SCBI 69 Plate Coin
Abrahamson Sceatta List Plate Coin