Pictures of Coins of the UK

by Tony Clayton


Early Anglo-Saxon Period


Elizabeth II <<-- : -->> Northumberland and York


These early gold coins are about 12 mm diameter and weigh about 1.26g. The gold content of these coins is typically 40-70%

Eadbald Thrysma

King Eadbald of Kent, gold thrysma or shilling. S.758
The first coin issued by an English King. 620-625
Courtesy of Spink

York Thrysma

York Group gold thrysma or shilling. S.762A
c.640-660
Courtesy of Spink

Thrysma

Two Emperors type gold thrysma or shilling. S.767
c.655-675
Courtesy of Spink


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