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Penny: CM.1.679-1990

An image of Penny

Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.

Object information


Æthelred II (AD 978–1016) (Ruler)
Siduwine (Moneyer)
Rochester (Mint)


History note: Blunt; bought London 1955; Argyll; Drabble 864

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1990) by Blunt, Christopher


978 -

Components of the work

Object: composed of silver Diameter 20.7 mm Die Axis 270° degrees Weight 1.69 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: +Ä5ELRED REX 0ÑLO
  • Location: Obverse
  • Design
  • Text: +çIDEæINE MÖ RÖF
  • Location: Reverse
  • Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1.679-1990
Primary reference Number: 217601
North: 768
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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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