Proto-Thrymsa by Unknown Artist

Small hammered circular coin, plain on one face but struck with the motif of a double cross on the other.

Details

Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Diameter: 0.7 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,000 ( Total: £2,000)
Acquired in:
2005
Vendor:
Alan Calver

The double cross has one vertical bar with two crossing bars with flared ends.

Provenance

Discovered by a metal detectorist in Sudbourne, Suffolk in 2004.

Venue details

Orford Museum Orford Castle, ORFORD Suffolk IP12 2ND 01394 450472 www.orfordmuseum.org.uk

Entry details

Free to all

2 Nov - 23 Dec 2015
Sat - Sun, 10am - 4pm

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27 - 31 Dec
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Closed 1 Jan

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15 - 21 Feb
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22 Feb - 24 Mar
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English Heritage charges for entry to Orford Castle, but there is no additional charge for entry to Orford Museum.

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