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Penny: CM.1618-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Edward the Confessor (1042-66)
Moneyer: Leofwold
Mint: Ipswich




Coin broach made from a silver Edward the Confessor penny. Traces of two riveted mounts and gilding on reverse.


History note: Found by Mr William Johnstone at Somersham, Cambridgeshire, 29 February 2010 (EMC 2015.0016), and administered under the Treasure Act 1996 (Treasure Case 2012 T597).

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2015-04-27) by Department for Culture, Media and Sport


Circa 1053 -

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 18.3 mm Diameter 19.6 mm Weight 1.12 g

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1618-2015
Primary reference Number: 221149
EMC: 2015.0016
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 21 July 2015 Updated: Tuesday 1 September 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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