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ID:     77001645
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Western Europe
Region:     England
City:     Early Anglo-Saxon Period
Issuer:     Sceats
Date Ruled:     ANGLO-SAXON, Continental Sceats
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Sceat
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD Circa 700-765
Weight:     1.28 g
Die Axis:     2 h
Obverse Legend:     OIII
Obverse Description:     ‘Porcupine’ left, OIII and cross within
Reverse Description:     Standard with central annulet and two chevrons around; cross above, three lines at sides, symbols in corners
Mint:     Mint in Frisia (Dorestad)
Primary Reference:     cf. Abramson E105
Reference2:     OdV&K 652
Reference3:     cf. Metcalf P. 231
Reference4:     cf. Beowulf 37; cf. North 48; cf. SCBC 788
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=116068
Grade:     EF, toned
Notes:     Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 1645 Series E, Hallum phase, miscellaneous variety. Excellent metal The variety in the Domburg hoard (OdV&K) is apparently the sole published example of this type, and may be from the same obverse die.