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Penny: CM.LS.5502-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Æthelred II (First reign, 840/1–4)
Moneyer: brother




History note: Bequeathed to Corpus by the Revd. Samuel Savage Lewis, 1891. Corpus Christi College (Catalogue 141). Lewis 1891; bought Newcastle 11.6.1877. Hexham hoard (Spufford 1961, 214, no. ii)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1991) by Corpus Christi College


840 - 844

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 13.5 mm Weight 1.19 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: +E5FLRED RE
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design
  • Text: +BRO5ER
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.LS.5502-R
Primary reference Number: 216519
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Audit data

Created: Monday 21 July 2014 Updated: Thursday 14 December 2023 Last processed: Thursday 14 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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