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Penny: CM.1.79-1990

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

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

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Blunt; bought London 1951

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1990) by Blunt, Christopher

Dating

840 - 844

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 12.7 mm Weight 0.71 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: +EDLRED RE
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design
  • Text: blank
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1.79-1990
Primary reference Number: 216567
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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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