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Penny: CM.YG.2115-R

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Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Offa (757-96)
Mint: Canterbury
îthelheard (Archbishop of Canterbury)
Archbishop Aethelheard (793-805)




History note: Young number 109; Carlyon-Britton 297; Astronomer 123; Montagu 300; Shepherd 49; Murchison 77

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1936-07-07) by Young, Arthur W.


792 CE - 796 CE 793 -

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 19.2 mm Diameter 19.4 mm Die Axis 160� degrees Weight 1.43 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 0EDIL / HE0RD / 0RCEPI
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design
  • Text: +OFF` / REX / � (lozenge-shaped O)
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.YG.2115-R
Primary reference Number: 199562
SCBI: 436
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Created: Monday 21 July 2014 Updated: Monday 3 July 2017 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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