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ID:     75001451
Type:     Western Europe
Region:     England
City:     Kings of Northumbria
Issuer:     Aelfwald I
Date Ruled:     779-788 AD
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Sceat
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 779/80-788
Weight:     1.04 g
Die Axis:     10 h
Obverse Legend:     +FGEAAGDVS (partially retrograde and inverted)
Obverse Description:     Cross pattÉe
Reverse Description:     Heraldic quadruped standing right, raising foreleg
Mint:     York
Primary Reference:     Beowulf 117 (this coin)
Reference2:     Pirie, Guide 2.9a var. (legend)
Reference3:     North 181 var. (cross on reverse)
Reference4:     SCBC 851
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     VF, toned, a hint of surface roughness.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 75, Lot: 1451 From the Beowulf Collection.