Skip to main content

Medieval: CM.BI.2747-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


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




History note: From before 1908.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown (1907) by unknown


Circa 1000 -


XRF analysis 2012: 91.3% Ag; 0.42% Au; 3.35% Cu; 0.17% Zn.

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 19.1 mm Die Axis 180 degrees Weight 1.27 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Inscription around inner circle containing bust left.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Inscription around inner circle containing small cross pattée.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.BI.2747-R
Primary reference Number: 218190
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Monday 3 July 2017 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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Medieval" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-06-17 05:11:08

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=Medieval |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-06-17 05:11:08|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...