Thrymsa by Unknown Artist

Thrymsas were the first native Anglo-Saxon coins to be minted in Britain.

Details

Medium:
Gold
Art Fund grant:
£1,125 ( Total: £4,500)
Acquired in:
1999
Vendor:
Donald Sherratt

Coin depicting a head on the obverse and a circular pattern on the reverse.

Provenance

Found by a metal detectorist near Newent.

Venue details

Museum of Gloucester Brunswick Road, GLOUCESTER Gloucestershire GL1 1HP 01452 396 131 www.gloucester.gov.uk/citymuseum

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £5)

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