Britain, Anglo-Saxon, ca. AD 700 to 750. Frisian sceattas.

Ancient Coins - Britain, Anglo-Saxon, ca. AD 700 to 750.  Frisian sceattas.
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Denomination : Silver Sceattas.

Mint : Continental type minted in Frisia, but used in Britain.

Reference : Spink-839 variety.

Size : 10.4 x 11.8 mm.  Weight : 1.15 grams.

Grade : XF.

Obverse : Crude crowned head, with Pseudo-runic inscription.

Reverse : Plain cross, with pellets in angles, with a Pseudo-runic inscription around.

The head on the obverse of this example is very geometric, and much closer in style to that seen on the type illustrated as Spink -779.  This type is listed with the British coins because, while it was minted on the Continent in Frisia, they are found in large number in Britain.

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