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Numismatics
Ruler: Alfred the Elder, Anglo-Saxon
Mint: London
Artist: Unknown

Silver Penny for Alfred from London

871–99

Silver

1.45 g, 6:00, 18.2 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Purchase from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd.
2001.87.21706
Geography: 
Made in London
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Anglo-Saxon
Period: 
9th century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Baldwin and Sons, London; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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