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Penny: CM.YG.1409-R

Object information

Maker(s)

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

Notes

History note: Young; Carlyon-Britton 343

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1936-07-07) by Young, Arthur W.

Dating

Circa 875 -

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 19.4 mm Die Axis 180° degrees Weight 1.55 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.YG.1409-R
Primary reference Number: 216809
North: 644
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Penny" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/216809 Accessed: 2022-07-03 10:12:26

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