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This is an unusual piece, for which we know no close parallels. The centre of the coin has been cut out leaving only a circular band with the legends. It has then been subsequently gilded (including both the outside and inside edges) and pierced to carry a pin (now missing).: CM.6-1999

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This is an unusual piece, for which we know no close parallels. The centre of the coin has been cut out leaving only a circular band with the legends. It has then been subsequently gilded (including both the outside and inside edges) and pierced to carry a pin (now missing).

Maker(s)

Mint: Rhuddlan
Ruler: John (1199-1216)

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Description

Silver-gilt penannular brooch, 13th cent., made from a coin of King John (1199-1216), short cross penny, Rhuddlan mint, moneyer Simond (Brand class iiic, dies 3350), c.1205-10; 1.04g.

Notes

History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1999-01-18) by Mernick, Philip

Dating

Circa 1205 - Circa 1210

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Weight 1.04 g

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.6-1999
Primary reference Number: 267108
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Audit data

Created: Friday 13 November 2020 Updated: Thursday 7 October 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "This is an unusual piece, for which we know no close parallels. The centre of the coin has been cut out leaving only a circular band with the legends. It has then been subsequently gilded (including both the outside and inside edges) and pierced to carry a pin (now missing)." Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/267108 Accessed: 2024-06-16 19:43:06

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