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Penny: CM.2231-2003

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Ruler: Offa (757-96)
Moneyer: Ecghun
Production place: East Anglia

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Bought Chick; bought Mr. H. Norris (finder), November 1991. Found East Tilbury, Essex, 16.11.1991

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2003-07-14) by Chick, Derek

Dating

Circa 780 -

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 17.9 mm Die Axis 300 degrees Weight 1.13 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: O / FF / `+ / RE / X
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design
  • Text: E / g / C / H / V / 3
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.2231-2003
Primary reference Number: 216306
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Audit data

Created: Monday 3 July 2017 Updated: Wednesday 17 January 2024 Last processed: Wednesday 17 January 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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