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Penny: CM.2006-2007

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Ælfwald (779-88)
Mint: York




History note: Spink 1996 (NCirc 1996, no. 3345) ex Dupree (NCirc 1991, no. 4898), ex Spink 1978 (sale 1, lot 73), ex W. Talbot Ready (52), ex G.C. Drabble (294).

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 11.92 mm
Image(width): 11.21 mm

Place(s) associated

  • York

Acquisition and important dates

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


779 CE - 788 CE

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Die Axis 180 degrees Weight 0.72 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: EVALDASF, around cross

  • Text: EVALDASF
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Right facing lion, cross beneath, circled pellet in loop of tail

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.2006-2007
Primary reference Number: 181897
De Wit: 449
De Wit: 3940
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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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