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Halfpenny: CM.2828-2003

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Ruler: Henry VII (1485-1509) (Struck in the name of)
Mint: London (Struck in the name of)

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Notes

History note: From the estate of Dr David J. de Sola Rogers (1946-99).

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 17 mm
Image(width): 17 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2003-11-25) by Withers, Paul

Dating

Uncertain 1950 CE - 1990 CE

Components of the work

Object composed of pewter

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of king facing with arched crown in border

  • Text: KHENRIC REX ANG
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Long cross pattée with three pellets in each quarter

  • Text: CIVITAS LONDON
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.2828-2003
Primary reference Number: 158855
Rogers: 1346
North: cf. 1718
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 1 September 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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