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ID:     75001437
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Western Europe
Region:     England
City:     Early Anglo-Saxon Period
Issuer:     Sceats
Date Ruled:     ANGLO-SAXON, Secondary Sceattas
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Sceat
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD Circa 730-765
Weight:     1.23 g
Die Axis:     9 h
Obverse Legend:     MONITASCORVM
Obverse Description:     Diademed and draped bust right; MONITASCORVM above, cross to right
Reverse Legend:     IIII
Reverse Description:     ‘Porcupine’ left; IIII within
Mint:     London-related
Primary Reference:     Beowulf 67 (this coin)
Reference2:     Abramson T220
Reference3:     Metcalf pp. 435-6
Reference4:     North 80; SCBC 834A
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=104345
Grade:     VF, toned.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 75, Lot: 1437 Monita Scorum series, type 9 From the Beowulf Collection. Ex Triton I (2 December 1997), lot 2227.