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Medieval: CM.300-1994

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Æthelred II (AD 978–1016) (Struck in the name of)
Mint: Dublin




History note: Ex Ogden 1994; found at Torksey, Lincolnshire, 1992/3.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1994-10-10) by Ogden, John, Esq.


Circa 1000 -


XRF analysis 2012: 92.69% Ag; 0.47% Au; 0.63% Cu; 0.09% Zn.

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 10.2 mm Diameter 18.8 mm Die Axis 150° degrees Weight 0.58 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Armoured and helmeted bust left.

  • Text: +Ä5[ELRÄD RE+ 0N]èL
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Inscription around and broken by double long cross with omega terminals and lozenge with trefoil terminals in centre.

  • Text: +LEO [FæIM NEINO] MÖRI
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.300-1994
Primary reference Number: 218189
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Audit data

Created: Monday 3 July 2017 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

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