ANGLO-SAXON, Post-Crondall types.
|Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 2416. Estimate $7500.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 June 2006.
Sold For $8250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 655-670. AV Thrymsa (1.30 g, 3h). ‘Two emperors’ type. Mint in Kent(?). Helmeted bust right; psuedo-legend around / Bust of angel or Victory with wings above two facing heads; circular ornament below. Metcalf 79-80; North 20; SCBC 767. EF.
From the Andrew Wayne Collection.
This thrymsa type imitates 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).