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One of two fascinating 19th-century fakes purporting to be medieval coins of Normandy that never existed:: CM.546-1995

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Titles

One of two fascinating 19th-century fakes purporting to be medieval coins of Normandy that never existed:

Maker(s)

Mint: Lillebourne
Ruler: William I (1066-87)

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Description

Normandy, William I of England (1066-87), denier 19th-century counterfeit, Lillebourne mint, type as Stephen type 1; obv. [ ]LLEM REX; rev. IVL/IO[B]I/[ ]; AR, 1.01g.

Notes

History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1995-10-09) by Finn, Patrick

Components of the work

Object composed of silver

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.546-1995
Primary reference Number: 274022
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Created: Thursday 19 November 2020 Updated: Thursday 7 October 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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