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Penny: CM.550-2004

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production place: Frisia




History note: One of a collection of eighty-three Anglo-Saxon, Merovingian and Frisian silver pennies, late 7th/earlier 8th centuries. Single finds from the well-known productive site near Royston, Herts. These coins were found individually over the period 1979-late 1990s. The collection has been on deposit at the Museum since 2000.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2004-10-11) by Stewart, Colin


Circa 690 -

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Die Axis 135° degrees Weight 0.85 g

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.550-2004
Primary reference Number: 218162
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Audit data

Created: Monday 3 July 2017 Updated: Monday 3 July 2017 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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