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Hacksilver fragment: CM.591-2010

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Current Location: In storage


Viking (Ascribed culture)



A terminal section of silver rod from metal-working. It has been broken from a larger piece. It is cicular in section with an uneven surface.


History note: Donated by Paul Slack

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2010-07-12) by Slack, Paul


Early Medieval
800 - 999

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Weight 1.42 g
Whole Object Diameter 2.8 mm Length 27 mm

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.591-2010
Primary reference Number: 183703
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 31 March 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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