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Penny: CM.1.461-1990

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Æthelstan (c.924/5-39)
Moneyer: Sigares
Mint: Derby




History note: Blunt; bought London 1970; Lindsay 58. Tipperary hoard

Acquisition and important dates

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


924 -

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 23.0 mm Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 1.55 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: +OEB3ãTCI6IÚE
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design
  • Text: +OICIyITIERãBI
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1.461-1990
Primary reference Number: 217296
North: 672 var
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Audit data

Created: Monday 3 July 2017 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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