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Half solidus: CM.25-2010

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Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Ruler: Louis the Pious (814-840)

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Description

Carolingian imitative gold cut-half solidus, copying Louis the Pious (814-40), probably Frisian, mid-9th cent.; chisel-cut half.

Notes

History note: From Lockdales sale 75 (15 Nov 2009), lot 480; found near Mendlesham, Suffolk.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2010-01-25) by Lockdales

Components of the work

Object composed of gold Diameter (min) 11 mm Diameter 20.9 mm Weight 2.08 g

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.25-2010
Primary reference Number: 199636
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Created: Monday 21 July 2014 Updated: Wednesday 31 March 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

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

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