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Cut farthing: CM.557-2013

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Ruler: Harthacnut (1035-40)
Mint: London

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Notes

History note: From the collection of the late Dr. David J. de Sola Rogers (1946-99).

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (14/10/2013) by Galata Coins

Dating

1035 -

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 12.3 mm Weight 0.28 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Diademed bust left with sceptre in left hand.

  • Text: HARTHACNUT RE.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Over short cross voided, quadrilateral with pellet at each angle and in centre.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.557-2013
Primary reference Number: 200372
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Audit data

Created: Monday 9 February 2015 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 6 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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