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LOT 8006

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GBP (£) 2,000 - 3,000
EUR (€) 2,390 - 3,590
USD ($) 2,440 - 3,650

Opening Bid
£1,800 (EUR 2,152; USD 2,193) (+bp*)

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ANGLO-SAXON COINS - POST-CRONDALL TYPES - TWO EMPERORS - PALE GOLD SHILLING (THRYMSA)
655-675 A.D.

Obv: helmetted profile bust right with pseudo Runic characters before and behind. Rev: bust or angel centre with wings spread over two facing busts below. (1.17 grams.). Very fine. Very rare; most examples are in public collections.

PROVENANCE:
Found West Berholt, near Colchester, Essex, by Raymond Page in 2015.
Accompanied by the British Museum's Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) report number ESS-EE5CDD.
Accompanied by a copy letter from Colchester Borough Council Museum Resource Centre asking to acquire the coin for Colchester Museum.

PUBLISHED:
British Museum's Portable Antiquities Scheme, reference ESS-EE5CDD (this coin).

LITERATURE:
S. 767; N. 14; SCBI 63 (BM Anglo-Saxon I), 25-30 (different dies); Sutherland 31-41 (different dies); M. 79-80; MEC 1, 667; MEC 8, 9-11.