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Cut farthing: CM.560-2013

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Edward the Confessor (1042-66) (Ruler)
uncertain (Mint)

Notes

History note: From the collection of the late Dr. David J. de Sola Rogers (1946-99). Found London (Thames Exchange or Vintry), 1989.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

1042 -

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 11.8 mm Weight 0.23 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Diademed bust left; in front, a sceptre pomm´┐Że.

  • Text: EDWERD REX
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Over short cross voided, quadrilateral ornament with three pellets at each angle and one in centre.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.560-2013
Primary reference Number: 200375
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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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