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

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


Found by a metal detectorist near Newent.

Museum of Gloucester

Brunswick Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 1HP
01452 396 131

Opening times

1 Apr – 30 Sep
Tue – Sat, 10am – 4pm

1 Oct – 31 Mar
Tues – Sat, 10am – 3pm
(Open Mon during school holidays)

Closed Christmas and New Year

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