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Anglo-Saxon silver penny

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An image of Coinage. Penny. Series L, Type 12. Silver, struck (metalworking), weight 1.04 g, die axis 270 degrees, width 11.79 mm, height 12.38 mm, 730-750 AD. English. Early Medieval. Anglo-Saxon. Production Note: Same reverse die as BM 1983-1024-1. Alternative Number(s): De Wit 244. De Wit 3991.

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Coinage. Penny. Series L, Type 12. Silver, struck (metalworking), weight 1.04 g, die axis 270 degrees, width 11.79 mm, height 12.38 mm, 730-750 AD. English. Early Medieval. Anglo-Saxon. Production Note: Same reverse die as BM 1983-1024-1. Alternative Number(s): De Wit 244. De Wit 3991.

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  • Accession Number: CM.1815-2007
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/32.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Katie Young
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 957 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 558.79kB
  • Exposure time: 1/45
  • ISO Speed: 200
  • Fnumber: 32/1

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8th Century AD Anglo-Saxon coin coinage currency Early Medieval English European faces Fitz_CM heads legal tender Medieval money numismatics obverse Silver struck

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