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Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots

Lot nuber 1222

ANGLO-SAXON, Pale Gold Phase. Circa 645-665/70. Pale AV Thrymsa – Shilling (12mm, 1.32 g, 10h). ‘Pada’ series (Rigold PII<sub></sub>2, Type 95). Mint in Kent.


Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots
Lot: 1222.
 Estimated: $ 4 000

British, Gold

Sold For $ 3 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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ANGLO-SAXON, Pale Gold Phase. Circa 645-665/70. Pale AV Thrymsa – Shilling (12mm, 1.32 g, 10h). ‘Pada’ series (Rigold PII2, Type 95). Mint in Kent. ITIIC, diademed bust right / PADA (in Runic) in beaded circle; mIZCTOTΛTm (C retrograde) around. Grierson, Coins of Medieval Europe 62; Abramson 1.30; SCBI 63 (BM), 33; SCBI 69 (Abramson), 19 (same obv. die); MEC 8 table 3, 31; North 154; SCBC 769 (this coin illustrated, 54th edition). Light scratch on cheek. Good VF. Very rare.

From the Richard A. Jourdan Collection of Medieval European Coins. Ex Dr. Andrew Wayne Collection (Triton XIX, 5 January 2016), lot 848; Bru Sale 6 (9 December 2011), lot 112.

A coin struck late in the Anglo-Saxon Thrymsa coinage series than spans the move from gold to silver coinage in England. The obverse is inspired by late Roman types; however, on the reverse we see the appearance of runes, a uniquely Anglo-Saxon feature.

The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots will be held Wednesday afternoon, 15 January 2020 beginning at 2:00 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.