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CNG Feature Auction 114

Lot nuber 1184

ANGLO-SAXON, Transitional/Pre-Primary Phase. Circa 665/70-670/5. Pale AV Thrymsa (13mm, 1.22 g, 4h). ‘Pada’ series (Rigold PaIA). Mint in Kent.


CNG Feature Auction 114
Lot: 1184.
 Estimated: $ 5 000

British, Gold

Sold For $ 6 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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ANGLO-SAXON, Transitional/Pre-Primary Phase. Circa 665/70-670/5. Pale AV Thrymsa (13mm, 1.22 g, 4h). ‘Pada’ series (Rigold PaIA). Mint in Kent. Helmeted bust right; annulets flanking helmet, CTΛ IZIIC (C’s retrograde) clockwise around from lower left / Standard inscribed PADA (in Runic); above, cross with annulet terminals flanked by uncertain letters; chevron-barred As to left and right; tufa below. Abramson 1.10; MEC 8 table 3, 31; North 151; SCBC 768. Toned. Good VF. Great portrait. Very rare early Pada issue.

From the James & Martha Robertson Collection. Ex CNG inventory 943607 (February 2013).

With the handsome bust derived from a Constaninian prototype and the distinctive runic inscription in the center of the standard on the reverse, this type 1a Thrymsa is stylistically the finest of the enigmatic PADA issues.

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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