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Penny: CM.1992-2007

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Eadberht (738-57)
Mint: York




History note: Finn 1999 (list 15, no. 57).

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 12 mm
Image(width): 12.33 mm

Place(s) associated

  • York

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2007-03-05) by De Wit, G.W., Prof.


738 CE - 757 CE

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Die Axis 180 degrees Weight 1.03 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: EDTBERhTUS around a circle of pellets enclosing cross with four pellets under the arms

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Lion, right, tail made up of pellets (cf. Fvi), triquetra below

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1992-2007
Primary reference Number: 181883
De Wit: 436
De Wit: 4401
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 15 January 2024 Last processed: Monday 15 January 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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