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Beowolf 80Anglo-Saxon, Secondary Sceattas. Circa 725-745. AR Sceat, 1.22 g. Series Q-related. Interlaced cross around central dot; dots around / Degenerate bird (hen?) standing right; dots around. Beowulf Coll. 80 (this coin).TextImage
Sceat Hen TypeAnglo-Saxon, Sceat. 12mm. Swan like bird standing right, looking back / Hen or rooster, right. No reference found. Similar to the Celtic Himera types.TextImage
Series EAnglo-Saxon Sceat. Series E. 0.8 g, 11.2x12.1mm. Quilled crescent, cresent enclosing four quills / Beaded standard. Series E.TextImage
Series H type 48Anglo-Saxon AR Sceat. Series H, type 48. 11.5mm. Voided Celtic cross encompassing four rosettes / Clockwise whorl of three serpents. Series H type 48.TextImage
Series O type 38Anglo-Saxon AR Sceat. Series O, type 38. 1.24 g, 11.5mm. Snub nosed bust right, swept back hair, pincer shoulder breaking inner border, pseudo legend in margin / Small bird flying right, in stitched double torc, enclosing snake, vestial outer blundered legend. Sceats Series O, type 38.TextImage
Series W type 54Anglo-Saxon AR Sceat. Wessex. Series W type 54. 0.97 g, 12x12.4mm. Figure standing facing, looking right, with long wispy hair and jutting beard, holding long cross pommee in each skeletal hand, skeletal legs, wearing chainmail / Cross crosslet on saltire cross, central pellet. Series W type 54. Cf Glendining, auction Oct. 1993, lot 223.TextImage
Seaby 775Anglo-Saxon, Primary Sceattas. Ca 680-700. AR Sceat, 11.5mm, 1.21 g. Series A, variety 3. Mint in Kent. Two annulets and A-like symbol behind radiate bust right, TIC to right / Standard inscribed TOT II, on a mast with a cross, pseudo-legend around. BMC type 2a; Abramson 3.40; SCBI BM, 56-62; North 40; Seaby 775TextImage
Seaby 777Anglo Saxon Primary Series Billon Sceatta. 680-710 AD. 1.22 gr. TSAMVA.. diademed bust right / ..AMVAM, bird on cross with serpent border. Seaby 777; BMC 27a; M. 100-106.TextImage
Seaby 782 (1)Anglo-Saxon Sceat. Series BIIIA, type 27. 1.05 g, 10.9mm. Large diadamed head right / Bird on cross right, cross before, annulets to left and right. Seaby 782.TextImage
Seaby 782 (2)Anglo-Saxon Sceat. Series BIA, type 27. 0.97 g, 11.1mm. Large diadamed head right / Bird on cross right, berries before, annulets to left and right. Seaby 782.TextImage
Seaby 782 (3)Anglo-Saxon Sceat. Series BIA, type 27. 1.16 g, 10.91x11.23mm. Large diadamed head right / Bird on cross right, berries before, annulets to left and right. Seaby 782.TextImage
Seaby 785 varAnglo Saxon AR sceatta, Series W. 11.5 mm, 1.20 gr. ca AD 675-750. Half-length, bearded male figure, body facing, head right, wearing cowl, holding two plain crosses to left and right / Cross crosslet on a saltire, dot in centre. As Fitzwilliam EMC 2007.0333 (Timeline Originals); BMC 200, Type 54 var; Seaby 785 var.TextImage
Seaby 788Anglo-Saxon, East Anglia. ca 680-710. AR 'Porcupine' Sceat. Series E VICO variety 2. 12mm. Quilted crescent enclosng bars / Standard with central annulet and letters VIC. Seaby 788.TextImage
Seaby 790Early Anglo-Saxon, AR Sceatta, Series E. 1.27gm. 'Porcupine' with triangle attached to curve, ..VX / Standard, dotted border, containing LIII. BMC type 4 N 45; Seaby 790.Text
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Seaby 790 (3)Anglo-Saxon. Circa 690-725 AD. Sceat. Series E. 12mm, 0.89 g. Quilled crescent, cross pommee below / TOTII, standard. Seaby 790.TextImage
Seaby 790BSaxon Continental Series, Porcupine Sceatta, 695-740 AD, series E. 0.89 gr. Degenerate porcupine's head enclosing three bars / Standard with circle in centre; X, angular symbols and three dots in triangular formation. Seaby 790B.TextImage
Seaby 791Anglo Saxon, Sceat. Series J, type 85. 12mm. Crude diadamed bust right / Outline of a bird right on cross pommee, annulets on limbs, quatrefoil of berries before bird, all within a double beaded border. Seaby 791.TextImage
Seaby 793Anglo-Saxon, Sceat. Series U, type 23b. 0.97 g, 12.3x12.5mm. Standing female figure looking fight, hair swept back, in crescent boat with pommee ends, holding long cross pommee in large hands / Disjointed bird striding right, curved wing, in foliage, pecking berries. Seaby 793.TextImage
Seaby 808Anglo-Saxon, AR Sceat. Series G type 3a. 11mm. Diademed head right, cross before / Beaded standard enclosing saltires pommees in angles, around central pellet in annulet, dots between saltires. Seaby 808.TextImage
Spink 825Anglo-Saxon Coinage of England, Base AR Secondary Sceatta Series L, Type 16. Diademed bust right, scroll before / Man standing facing in boat, head right, wearing crested helmet, holding two branches (lilies?). Spink 825, North 69, same rev.die as NC 1953 pl. VI no. 32.TextImage
Seaby 833BAnglo-Saxon Eclectic - AR Runic Sceatta, 710-760 AD. 1.27 gr. Runic legend to right of bust right / Annulet-limbed cross with dots. Seaby 833B (833A).TextImage
Seaby 836Anglo-Saxon, AR Sceat. Series QIIA. 0.84 g, 12.4x12.5mm. Eagle with forked tail left, feet splayed, dots in field, cross pommee before / Quadruped prancing left, gaping jaws, dots in field. Seaby 836.TextImage
Seaby 839Anglo Saxon AR Sceat. Series D, type 2c. 10.5mm. Degenerate radiate bust right / Cross pommee with dots in angles, chevrons around. Seaby 839.TextImage
Seaby 839A (1)Anglo Saxon AR Sceat. Series D, type 2c. 1.1 g, 11.7mm. Large radiate bust right / Cross pommee with dots in angles, chevrons around. Seaby 839A.TextImage
Seaby 839A (2)Anglo Saxon AR Sceat. Series D, type 2c. 1.14 g, 10.2mm. Large radiate bust right / AV...VNO around cross pommee with dots in angles. Seaby 839A.TextImage
Seaby 840Saxon Continental Series. AR Standard Sceatta. Ca. 600-775 AD. 1.11 gr. Standard with angular symbols / Cross pommee with dots in angles. Seaby 840.TextImage
Seaby 841 (1)Anglo-Saxon AR Sceat. Series E, Medcalf variety A. 12mm. Porcupine, XII in curve / TOTII, standard, crosses at sides. Seaby 841.TextImage
Seaby 841 (2)Anglo-Saxon AR Sceat. Series E. 11.5mm. Quilled crescent coiled left, cresent enclosing three quills / Beaded standard enclosing TOX and chevrons. Seaby 841.TextImage
Seaby 841 (3)Anglo-Saxon AR Sceat. Series E, Medcalf variety A. 1.06 g, 11.7mm. Porcupine, III in curve / TOTII standard, crosses at sides. Seaby 841.TextImage
Seaby 842Anglo-Saxon AR Sceat. Series E Medcalf variety D. 1.18 g, 12x11.6mm. Quilled crescent coiled right, triangular head, annulet tail, X below / Beaded standard enclosing dots, central annulet, symbols and lettering in margin. Seaby 842.TextImage
Seaby 843Anglo-Saxon AR Woden head sceat. Series X, type 31. 1.01 g, 11.4mm. Facing radiate, Wodan head with chevron beard / Monster in flight looking back. Seaby 843.TextImage
See also:See coins of Anglo-Saxon available from TimeLine Originals - www.time-lines.co.uk

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