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Penny: CM.62-1983

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Coenwulf (796-821)
Moneyer: Sæbeorht
Mint: Canterbury




History note: Bought Mr. P. L. Evans (finder). Found Chapel Field, Bottisham, Cambridgeshire, 5.4.1983

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1983-07-25) by the University Purchase fund


Circa 797 -

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 19.5 mm Die Axis 350 degrees Weight 1.27 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: +6OENVVLF REX / Ó (lozenge-shaped O)
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design
  • Text: SE / BE / Rª
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.62-1983
Primary reference Number: 216322
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Audit data

Created: Monday 21 July 2014 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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