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Penny: CM.2025-2007

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Æthelred II (841-4)
Mint: York
Moneyer: Leofthegen



Measurements and weight

Image(height): 11.58 mm
Image(width): 12.42 mm

Place(s) associated

  • York

Acquisition and important dates

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


841 CE - 844 CE

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Die Axis 270 degrees Weight 1.17 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Wheel within six spokes + EDELRED REX

  • Text: + EDELRED REX
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Cross with one pellet in each angle + LEOFVFUN

  • Text: + LEOFVFUN
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.2025-2007
Primary reference Number: 181916
De Wit: 468
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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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