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Penny: CM.135-2009

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Ecgberht (802–39)
Moneyer: Weohthun
Mint: Southampton (Uncertain)
Mint: Winchester (Uncertain)
Ruler: Æthelred II (AD 978–1016)
Moneyer: Goldwine
Mint: Canterbury




History note: Found near Shalfleet, Isle of Wight, December 2007 (Naismith 2008; EMC 2008.0137)

History note: Bought Ancient and Gothic list 255, 167

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2009-03-02) by Ancient and Gothic


Circa 802 - 978 -

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 15.8 mm Diameter 19.6 mm Die Axis 270 degrees Die Axis 330 degrees Weight 1.23 g Weight 1.51 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: +E6èBEORHT REX / Saxon monogram
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design
  • Text: +æE6HTVHN
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design
  • Text: D REX ãÑ…Ø
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design
  • Text: +…LDæI¯ MO 6Ä…
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.135-2009
Primary reference Number: 216399
North: 770
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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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