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Penny: CM.793-2008

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Æthelred II (First reign, 840/1–4)
Moneyer: Eanræd




History note: Bought Bonser. Found in a riverbank near Colchester, Essex, 1993

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2008-11-24) by Bonser, Michael


840 - 844

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 16.8 mm Weight 15.61 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: +EDI[L]RED R
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design
  • Text: [+]Ea[NRED]
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.793-2008
Primary reference Number: 218170
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Audit data

Created: Monday 3 July 2017 Updated: Thursday 14 December 2023 Last processed: Thursday 14 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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