AN ACCOUNT OF THE DISCOVERY AT HEXHAM, IN THE COUNTY OF NORTHUMBERLAND, OF A BRASS VESSEL CONTAINING A NUMBER OF THE ANGLO-SAXON COINS CALLED STYCAS. John Adamson.
AN ACCOUNT OF THE DISCOVERY AT HEXHAM, IN THE COUNTY OF NORTHUMBERLAND, OF A BRASS VESSEL CONTAINING A NUMBER OF THE ANGLO-SAXON COINS CALLED STYCAS.

AN ACCOUNT OF THE DISCOVERY AT HEXHAM, IN THE COUNTY OF NORTHUMBERLAND, OF A BRASS VESSEL CONTAINING A NUMBER OF THE ANGLO-SAXON COINS CALLED STYCAS.

London: Society of Antiquaries, 1834. 4to, somewhat later vellum-backed boards; red leather spine label lettered in gilt; all page edges marbled. Series title; pages 279–310; text illustrations; 2 engraved plates depicting the original vessel; 23 engraved plates of coins. Minor wear to spine; minimal foxing; near fine. Item #6437

An important, and very well-illustrated, account of this notable Anglo-Saxon hoard, discovered in 1832, as published in the pages of Archaeologia: or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity (Volume XXV). Very scarce.

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