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Penny: CM.646-2006

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Æthelred II (AD 978–1016)
Moneyer: -fwine




Æthelred II (978-1016), AR penny, unpublished transitional Crux type, c.997, mint uncertain, moneyer [ ]fwine. Obv. bust right with sceptre and diadem, in the style of London Intermediate Small Cross coins (unpublished), fragment, 0.59g.


History note: Bought Rev. R. Palmer

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought by Palmer, Roderick, Rev. Dr.


978 -

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 17.9 mm Die Axis 90° degrees Weight 0.59 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: …RÄD R…
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design
  • Text: …FæI¯ M…
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.646-2006
Primary reference Number: 217653
North: 770 var
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Audit data

Created: Monday 21 July 2014 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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