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Penny: CM.577-2017

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Henry II (1154-89) (Ruler)
Moneyer Osbern
Winchester (Mint)


History note: Ex Baldwin's Auction 7, 21.06.2017, lot 402

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2017-11-20) by Baldwin's


1180 - 1181 1181

Components of the work

Object: composed of silver Diameter 16.4 mm Die Axis 270 degrees Weight 1.36 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Crowned, sceptred bust facing.

  • Text: hENRICVS REX
  • Location: Reverse
  • Design

Inscription present: obverse

  • Design

Inscription present: Voided short cross and crosslets.

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.577-2017
Primary reference Number: 241739
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 16 July 2020 Updated: Wednesday 21 July 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 21 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: CAMFZ
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Penny" Web page available at: Accessed: 2021-10-13 20:28:14

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