Northumbria, Eadberht, with Archbishop Ecgberht (738-757), Sceat, variety ii, beaded borders, EDTBEREhTVl·, around cross pattée, rev. ECGBERhT AR, mitred ¾-length Archbishop Ecgberht standing facing, wearing leggings, holding two long crooks on uneven ground, 1.00g, 180° (SL 74-20 plate coin; Bude 2016, pl. 12, no. 4, SCBI 69, 1029 this coin; North 192; Spink 852), softly struck to reverse and with brighter more lustrous surfaces, a pleasing very fine, the obverse especially so.
T Webb Ware, October 1991
Estimate: £600 - £800