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Penny: CM.38-1931

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Æthelred II (AD 978–1016)
Moneyer: Eadmund
Mint: Cambridge




History note: Donated Friends 20.8.1931; bought Seaby

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1931-08-20) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


978 -

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 19.0 mm Die Axis 270° degrees Weight 1.28 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: +Ä5ELRED REX ãÑLØ
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design
  • Text: +EãDMVND MO èRãNT
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.38-1931
Primary reference Number: 217608
North: 770
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Audit data

Created: Monday 3 July 2017 Updated: Friday 9 August 2019 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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