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Penny: CM.39-1931

Object information

Current Location: In storage


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




History note: Donated Friends 20.8.1931; bought Seaby; Burstal 71; Stockholm duplicates 1883.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1931-08-20) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


978 -

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 20.5 mm Die Axis 270 degrees Weight 1.73 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: +Ä5ELRÄD REX ãÑLØ
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design
  • Text: +Oç6yTEL MO èRãNT
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.39-1931
Primary reference Number: 217613
North: 770
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Audit data

Created: Monday 3 July 2017 Updated: Wednesday 17 January 2024 Last processed: Wednesday 17 January 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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