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Part of a substantial group of c.200 coins, ingots, weights and other metalwork items found by Mr Taylor at Torksey, Lincs, 1991-97. These finds include two Lunettes pennies, probably of Burgred of Mercia (852-74), two lead trial-pieces impressed with designs of Lunettes pennies, 12 Islamic dirham fragments of the 8th and 9th cent., two cut gold ingots and a piece of ornamental gold sheet, 16 cut silver ingots used as hacksilver, c.13 base metal cut ingots, eight lead weights including ones with glass, silver or gilt-bronze ornaments set in them, c.20 lead gaming pieces, spindle whorls, fishing-net weights, Anglo-Saxon copper-alloy dress accessories and mounts (many broken up for metal-working) including 8th-century chip-carved mounts, 9th-cent. strap-ends, hooked tags, pins, brooches and stirrup fittings, a quantity of silver and bronze droplets from metalworking, an Anglo-Saxon or Viking iron knife and an arrowhead.: CM.1779-2008

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Part of a substantial group of c.200 coins, ingots, weights and other metalwork items found by Mr Taylor at Torksey, Lincs, 1991-97. These finds include two Lunettes pennies, probably of Burgred of Mercia (852-74), two lead trial-pieces impressed with designs of Lunettes pennies, 12 Islamic dirham fragments of the 8th and 9th cent., two cut gold ingots and a piece of ornamental gold sheet, 16 cut silver ingots used as hacksilver, c.13 base metal cut ingots, eight lead weights including ones with glass, silver or gilt-bronze ornaments set in them, c.20 lead gaming pieces, spindle whorls, fishing-net weights, Anglo-Saxon copper-alloy dress accessories and mounts (many broken up for metal-working) including 8th-century chip-carved mounts, 9th-cent. strap-ends, hooked tags, pins, brooches and stirrup fittings, a quantity of silver and bronze droplets from metalworking, an Anglo-Saxon or Viking iron knife and an arrowhead.

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Description

Dirham fragment, 0.37 gr.

Notes

History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Purchased (2008-11-24) by Taylor, Geoffrey

Components of the work

Object Weight 0.37 g

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1779-2008
Primary reference Number: 248929
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Created: Monday 14 September 2020 Updated: Wednesday 19 May 2021 Last processed: Thursday 20 May 2021

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

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