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Auction 21050  18 Mar 2021
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Lot 386

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Estimate: 800 GBP
Price realized: 2600 GBP

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Northumbria, Ælfwald I (779/80-788), Sceat, class B, beaded borders, AlEfVAlDVS+ S reversed, Aelfwald, around cross pattée, serpent-like S, rev. fantastic animal standing right, foreleg raised, tail looped, pointing down, 1.08g, 180° (SL 73-20 plate coin; SCBI 69, 873 this coin; North 181; Spink 851), trace porosity, otherwise lightly toned almost extremely fine, very rare, especially in this condition.
provenance
C Best, September 2010
~ Reportedly found 2 miles west of Thirsk (North Yorkshire) ~

Estimate: £800 - £1000
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