Series S Sceatta

Photo: Surrey County Council CC BY SA2.0
Issued by: None Specified
Denomination: Sceatta
Mint: None
Period: Anglo-Saxon
Date found: 25/11/2021
Location: Maidstone, kent


“Female Centaur” type, Series S sceatta dating to c. A.D. 730 – c. A.D. 740 depicts a winged centaur with large breasts on the obverse and on the reverse a whirl of four wolves. This type is associated with joint East Saxon rulers Saelred (c.709-746) and Swaefbert (c.715-738).