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Penny: CM.5.62-1933

An image of Penny

Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.

Object information


Æthelred II (AD 978–1016) (Ruler)
Ásketill (Moneyer)
London (Mint)


History note: Henderson

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933-01-01) by Henderson, James Stewart


978 -

Components of the work

Object: composed of silver Diameter 20.3 mm Die Axis 270° degrees Weight 1.44 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: +Ä5ELRÄD REX ãNèLØ
  • Location: Obverse
  • Design
  • Text: +Oç6yTEL MO LVNDO
  • Location: Reverse
  • Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.5.62-1933
Primary reference Number: 217600
North: 768
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Monday 3 July 2017 Updated: Friday 9 August 2019 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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