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Penny: CM.2085-1939

Object information

Current Location: In storage


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




History note: Clarke 1939; Drabble 444

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1939-08-09) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


978 -

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 19.6 mm Die Axis 180 degrees Weight 1.31 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: +Ä5ELRED REX ãNèLO
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Four pellets breaking inner circle

  • Text: +æVLFçIèE MON èR0NT
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.2085-1939
Primary reference Number: 217737
North: 777
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Audit data

Created: Monday 21 July 2014 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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