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Silver penny of Æthelstan, Anglo-Saxon

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An image of Coinage. Penny, crowned bust type. Æthelstan (c.924/5-39), ruler. Otic, moneyer. Winchester mint. Obverse; +Ä5ELçTAN REX TO BR. Reverse; +OTI6 MONETA VVIÇI. Silver, struck, weight 1.57 g, diameter 21.7 mm, die axis 270° degrees, AD 924. Medieval. Anglo-Saxon.

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Coinage. Penny, crowned bust type. Æthelstan (c.924/5-39), ruler. Otic, moneyer. Winchester mint. Obverse; +Ä5ELçTAN REX TO BR. Reverse; +OTI6 MONETA VVIÇI. Silver, struck, weight 1.57 g, diameter 21.7 mm, die axis 270° degrees, AD 924. Medieval. Anglo-Saxon.

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  • Accession Number: CM.1.53-1930
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/16.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 1050 pixels
  • Image width: 724 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 550.19kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 16/1

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10th Century AD Anglo-Saxon busts coin coinage crown crowned currency Early Medieval English Fitz_CM heads kings legal tender Medieval Monarch monarchs monarchy money numismatics obverse pennies penny profile royal royalty rulers Silver struck Æthelstan

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