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Penny: CM.108-1999

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Ruler: Offa (757-96)
Moneyer: Eadgar
Mint: Canterbury
Æthelheard (Archbishop of Canterbury)

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Found Kent 1998, in same field as a penny of Egbert of Wessex.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1999-04-26) by Baldwin & Sons Ltd.

Dating

796 -

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 18.4 mm Die Axis 180 degrees Weight 0.77 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: +aE…D aR
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design
  • Text: Ea…R
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.108-1999
Primary reference Number: 216325
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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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