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Penny: CM.29-1987

Object information

Awaiting location update


Mint: Thetford
Ruler: Henry I (1100-35)




England, silver penny of Henry I, 1100-1135, mint of Thetford, moneyer Aschetil. Wt. 1.31g. BMC type X, North no. 866. Glendining's auction, The'Beauvais' hoard, London, 4 November 1987, lot 11.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Purchased (1987-12-07)


Circa 1117 - Circa 1119

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Weight 1.31 g

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.29-1987
Primary reference Number: 284993
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Created: Wednesday 7 April 2021 Updated: Thursday 26 August 2021 Last processed: Thursday 26 August 2021

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

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