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One of eight medieval coins:: CM.47-2007

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Current Location: Gallery 32 (Rothschild)


One of eight medieval coins:


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




Henry III (1216-72), gold penny, London, moneyer Willem, issued 1257; 2.93g. Bt Baldwin 1991.


History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2007-03-05) by Conte, William J., Dr


Production date: AD 1257

Components of the work

Object Weight 2.93 g

Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.47-2007
Primary reference Number: 250388
Previous number when long term loan came to the museum in 20: CM.2087-2001
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Created: Monday 21 September 2020 Updated: Friday 23 February 2024 Last processed: Friday 23 February 2024

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

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