Silver coin; Denomination: uncertain
Continental series, 'porcupine' obverse

The term Sceat commonly used probably meant wealth or money, it may have been called a penny. Although commonly found in England, studies suggest these pieces were trade coins made in the Netherlands. The distribution of find spots of this and other contemporary sceatta coinages is strong evidence for the importance of trade between anglo-saxon England with Frisians and Merovingians - extending from Roman times.

Obverse Description

A degraded bust said to be 'porcupine-like'

Reverse Description

A simple military standard indicated by a square of beads; within TOTII

Edge Description


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