Estimate: 1100 GBP
Price realized: 1100 GBP
Northumbria, Æthelred, First Reign (774-779), Sceat, EDIL+RED, R inverted, central cross pattée, beaded border, rev. large fantastic animal with short neck, standing right, foreleg raised, pointed tail, enclosing cross, large triquetra below, 1.09g, 345° (SL 72-35; SCBI 69, 869-871; North 180; Spink 850), irregular and slightly porous flan, otherwise a pleasingly bold very fine, extremely rare.
Acquired privately from finder, April 2017
~ Found by W Boyd at Melton Ross (Lincolnshire) ~
Estimate: £1200 - £1500