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Penny: CM.1.683-1990

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Æthelred II (AD 978–1016)
Moneyer: Beorhtmær
Mint: Rochester




History note: Blunt; bought London 1955; Argyll

Acquisition and important dates

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


978 -

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 19.1 mm Die Axis 180° degrees Weight 1.33 g

Inscription or legends present

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

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1.683-1990
Primary reference Number: 217652
North: 770 var
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Audit data

Created: Monday 21 July 2014 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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