Attractive Two Emperors Thrymsa
ANGLO-SAXON, Post-Crondall AV.
|Sale: CNG 76, Lot: 1842. Estimate $5000.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 12 September 2007.
Sold For $3000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 655-675. Base AV Thrymsa (1.22 g, 7h). Two emperors type. Bust right; cross on stand before, chevron-barred A behind / Emperors enthroned facing; winged figure between. Beowulf 3 (this coin); Metcalf 79-80; North 20; SCBC 767. Good VF, small flan crack.
From the Beowulf Collection.
This thrymsa type reflects the designs used on many late Roman solidi with a helmeted bust right on the obverse and two emperors below winged Victory on the reverse (see, e.g., RIC IX p. 79, 16 - a solidus of Magnus Maximus from Milan).