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Penny: CM.1.3656-1990

Object information


Alfred the Great (AD 871-99) (Ruler)
London (Mint)


History note: Blunt; Gantz.

Acquisition and important dates

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


Circa 875 -

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 18.8 mm Weight 1.09 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: ÄLFR / ED REX
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design
  • Text: Lvndonia monogram
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1.3656-1990
Primary reference Number: 216808
North: 644
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Audit data

Created: Monday 21 July 2014 Updated: Thursday 10 December 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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