ANGLO-SAXON, Transitional/Pre-Primary Phase.
|Triton XX, Lot: 1466. Estimate $4000.
Sold for $9000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 675-680. Pale AV Thrymsa – Shilling (11.5mm, 1.25 g, 9h). Rigold P IA
. Helmeted bust right; annulets flanking helmet; CTΛ IZHC (C’s retrograde) clockwise around from lower left / Standard inscribed PADA (in Runic); above, tufa flanked by two Vs; below, inverted mAL. Sadler 1990, 7 (this coin); Rigold P 1A
, 2; Abramson 1.10; Metcalf p. 75, line drawing (this coin); SCBI 63 (BM), 31 var. (rev. with cross); North 151; SCBC 770. Good VF, some light marks. Of fine style and the rarest of the enigmatic PADA issues.
From the Dr. Andrew Wayne Collection. Ex Spink 225 (22-23 September 2014), lot 81; Sotheby’s (4 October 1990), lot 287; Coddenham (Suffolk) Find, 1988.