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Penny: CM.ME.539-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Ruler: Æthelred II (AD 978–1016)
Moneyer: Asgautr
Mint: York

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown (unknown) by unknown

Dating

978 -

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 20.5 mm Die Axis 0° degrees Weight 1.39 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: +E5ELRED REX ãNèLO
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design
  • Text: +OçèOT MO EOFRæI6
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.ME.539-R
Primary reference Number: 217759
North: 777
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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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Penny" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/217759 Accessed: 2022-12-07 18:22:41

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