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Halfpenny: CM.691-2005

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Eadred (946-55)
Moneyer: Eofermund




The halfpennies of this floral type are known from just two other fragments, both of the moneyer Hildulf. Eofermund is recorded as a moneyer under Edward the Elder to Edmund, so this extends his career beyond 946. His mint-signed coins of Æthelstan are of Shrewsbury.


History note: Bought Dean Crawford

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2005-10-10) by Crawford, Dean


946 -

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 17.3 mm Die Axis 135° degrees Weight 0.33 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: +…DRE…
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design
  • Text: …OFERMV…
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.691-2005
Primary reference Number: 217415
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Audit data

Created: Monday 3 July 2017 Updated: Monday 3 July 2017 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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