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Numismatics
Ruler: Aethelred II, English
Mint: Dover, English
Magistrate: Osfred

Silver Penny of Aethelred II from Dover

979–985

Silver

1.43 g, 9:00, 20.1 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Thomas H. Johns, B.A. 1818
2001.87.21844
Geography: 
Made in Dover, England
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Anglo-Saxon
Period: 
10th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Thomas H. Johns, to about 1854; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1854 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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