Coins, Tokens, Historical Medals and Antiquities (2 & 3 June 2021)

Date of Auction: 2nd & 3rd June 2021

Unsold

Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000

Early Anglo-Saxon Period, Pale gold Thrymsa, Crispus type, c. 660-80, London, helmeted bust right, rev. x x in lower angles of annuleted cross, runic legend ‘delaiona’ around, 1.09g/3h (Abramson –; N 18; S 764). Chipped, otherwise very fine, extremely rare; one of nine known specimens £4,000-£5,000

Footnote

Provenance: Found at Fakenham (Norfolk), December 2020