England, Anglo-Saxon sceattas ca. 710 – ca. 760 AD
England, Anglo-Saxon, series H type 48 sceattas dated ca. 710 – ca. 760 AD. Very Fine condition. Traditionally it was thought that the obverse motif on this coin type is a whorl comprising three wolves. More recent research, produced by Anna Gannon (2010), interprets this motif as a whorl of snakes / snakelike creatures. North 102; Gannon, A. (2010) “The Iconography of Early Anglo-Saxon Coinage”. Oxford University Press: Oxford. 0,61 g.
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