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ID:     76001848
     [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 730-765
Weight:     1.06 g
Die Axis:     6 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 68 (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=109523
Grade:     VF, toned.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 76, Lot: 1848 From the Beowulf Collection. Ex Spink Numismatic Circular CIV.1 (February 1996), no. 113.