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11200798

Rare ‘Two Emperors’ Type

CNG 112, Lot: 798. Estimate $4000.
Sold for $4250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ANGLO-SAXON, Pale Gold Phase. Circa 645-665/70. AV Thrymsa – Shilling (11mm, 1.25 g, 5h). ‘Two Emperors’ type. Diademed and draped bust right; pseudo legend around / Two small busts facing, holding two orbs between them; above, Victory with wings enfolding the figures; three pellets to each side of Victory’s head. Sutherland Type IIT.v, 32 (unlisted dies); A&W Type V.xxvii; SCBI 63 (BM), 27–8 (same obv. die); MEC 8 table 3, 30; Metcalf 79–80; SCBI 63 (BM), 27; SCBI 69 (Abramson), –; North 20; SCBC 767. Good VF. High gold content. Rare.