Numismatics
Ruler: Alfred the Elder, Anglo-Saxon
Mint: Mercia, Anglo-Saxon
Artist: Unknown
Magistrate: Buga, Anglo-Saxon

Silver Penny of Buga for Alfred from Mercia

871–99

Silver

1.57 g, 19.4 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Reverend William H. Owen, B.A. 1897
2001.87.21710
Culture: 
Anglo-Saxon
Period: 
9th century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Made in London
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Reverend William H. Owen, to 1938; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1938–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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