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One of 42 silver coins from two or more Scandinavian hoards of the 10th and 11th centuries. These came from the collection of James Curle (d.1944) of Melrose, Roxburghshire, and were part of lot 158 at Glendinings, 19 July 2000. The dirhems (nos. 2-41), which are heavily cut and tested, are likely to come from a 10th-century hoard, while the European coins, of which there were rather more in the lot, clearly came from a different hoard, deposited in the mid-11th century.: CM.750-2000

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One of 42 silver coins from two or more Scandinavian hoards of the 10th and 11th centuries. These came from the collection of James Curle (d.1944) of Melrose, Roxburghshire, and were part of lot 158 at Glendinings, 19 July 2000. The dirhems (nos. 2-41), which are heavily cut and tested, are likely to come from a 10th-century hoard, while the European coins, of which there were rather more in the lot, clearly came from a different hoard, deposited in the mid-11th century.

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Description

Abbasid/Samanid dirhem, fragment

Notes

History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2000-10-09) by Phillips, Dr Marcus and Mrs Susan.

Components of the work

Object composed of silver

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.750-2000
Primary reference Number: 266380
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Created: Friday 13 November 2020 Updated: Thursday 14 October 2021 Last processed: Monday 26 February 2024

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

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