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Penny: CM.615-1998

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Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Edward the Elder (899-924)
Moneyer: Beornweald
Production place: Southeast Mercia




History note: Donated B. Kimberley and D. Petty 1998. Thurcaston hoard (Blackburn 2001, 8).

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1998-11-23) by Kimberely, Brian


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Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 23.5 mm Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 1.35 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: +EADVVE…D REX
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design
  • Text: BEORNæ / OLD M…
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.615-1998
Primary reference Number: 217066
North: 649
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Created: Monday 21 July 2014 Updated: Wednesday 17 January 2024 Last processed: Wednesday 17 January 2024

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

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