This coin has obvious Byzantine influences. A vast amount of treasure was known to have come from this region and the early development of their coinage reflects this along with that of the British coinage.
Reverse: +SPARTBARND :N LVII, cross formed of diamonds, trefoils at limb ends, pellet in the centre
Grade: VF+/VF, two flan cracks and pack marks but dark patina, lovely coin for the type
Ref: Hauberg 28 var
Prov: Ex Alfa Numismatics, Denmark
£370 (+P&P for UK only, other locations please ask)