Thrymsa

AS gold or silver coin minted from c.630, at first copying Roman style, then after c.660 adopting distinctive AS decoration. Though initially issued in gold, by c.650 the thrymsa was being alloyed with silver; by 675 it was a wholly silver coin. In c. 1000 the thrymsa was equal in value to 3d. [< Lat. tremis = a Roman coin]

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  • thrymsa — ˈthrimzə, msə noun ( s) Etymology: Old English thrymsa, thrimsa, gen. plural, alteration (influenced by thrīe three) of trymesa, trimesa, gen. plural of trymes, trimes, from Late Latin tremis, a coin, from Latin tres three + mis (as in semis)… …   Useful english dictionary

  • thrymsa — /thrim zeuh, seuh/, n. a coin of Anglo Saxon England. [bef. 1000; borrowed by 17th century antiquarians < OE, alter. of trymesa (by influence of thrie three), gen. pl. of trymes < LL tremis a coin, equiv. to L tre(s) THREE + mis, as in semis… …   Universalium

  • thrymsa — thrym·sa …   English syllables

  • thrymsa — /Srimsa/ A Saxon coin worth fourpence …   Black's law dictionary

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  • Trymes — AS gold or silver coin minted from c.630, at first copying Roman style, then after c.660 adopting distinctive AS decoration. Though initially issued in gold, by c.650 the thrymsa was being alloyed with silver; by 675 it was a wholly silver coin.… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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