Skip to main content

Penny: CM.616-2016

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Ruler: Henry III (1216-72)
Moneyer: Nichole
Mint: London

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Ex Spink Lord Stewartby Sale 2016, Part 2, Lot 595. Ex L. A. Laurence 20.11.1951, Lot 1390. Dunwich find.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2016-11-21) by Spink

Dating

1242 - 1247

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 16.84 mm Weight 0.7 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust, facing, crowned and holding sceptre

  • Text: HENRICVS REX
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Voided short cross

  • Text: +NICHOLE ON [ ]
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.616-2016
Primary reference Number: 243177
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Monday 17 August 2020 Updated: Wednesday 21 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 6 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: CAMFZ
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 (2022) "Penny" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/243177 Accessed: 2022-12-06 06:26:50

Citation for Wikipedia

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

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/243177 |title=Penny |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-12-06 06:26:50|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:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-243177

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

One of eight medieval coins:

Accession Number: CM.47-2007

Penny

Accession Number: CM.1.679-1990

Penny

Accession Number: CM.5.62-1933

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

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