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CNG Feature Auction 114

Lot nuber 1077

MEROVINGIANS, Frise (region). Circa 600-675. AV Tremissis (13mm, 1.26 g, 1h). Donrijp Type C or D. Uncertain Frisian(?) mint.


CNG Feature Auction 114
Lot: 1077.
 Estimated: $ 1 500

Early Medieval & Islamic, Gold

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

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MEROVINGIANS, Frise (region). Circa 600-675. AV Tremissis (13mm, 1.26 g, 1h). Donrijp Type C or D. Uncertain Frisian(?) mint. Λ Λ Λ – Λ I Λ –, pearl-diademed and draped bust left; Λs at various degrees / Latin cross on base, set on globe; (quadrate U) and (retrograde L) across fields; pairs of alternating crescents in outer margin. NM 8; cf. Belfort 2344; Stahl, Merovingiens 328-32. Good VF. Rare.

From the James & Martha Robertson Collection. Ex Cederlind 175 (14 August 2014), lot 328 (there misdescribed as a pre-Crondall thrymsa); reportedly found in East Anglia.

A similar example of this type (EMC 2014.0364) was found in Kendal, Cumbria, indicating that these coins did circulate in Britain.

The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 114 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 13-14 May 2020. This lot is in Session 4, which begins 14 May 2020 at 2 PM ET.

UPDATE: As the CNG staff and many of our clients remain under social distancing and other restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CNG 114 will be held as an internet only auction. The sale will take place as scheduled on 13-14 May 2020.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 22.50% for all others.

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