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Penny: CM.143-1985

Object information

Awaiting location update


Mint: East Anglian mint
Ruler: Offa (757-96)




Silver penny of Offa, King of Mercia, 757-796, of the heavy coinage of ca. 792-6, East Anglian mint, moneyer WIHTRED. From the R.P, Mack collection, SCBI Mack no.574, bt. from Spink, 1919.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1985-10-21) by Grierson, Philip, Prof.


Circa 792 - Circa 796

Components of the work

Object composed of silver

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.143-1985
Primary reference Number: 283540
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 6 April 2021 Updated: Wednesday 25 August 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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