Coin of the Moment

These pages highlight coins and medals of particular interest from the Fitzwilliam Museum collection.

Image["Agnus Dei"]

Agnus Dei penny of Æthelred II

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Previous Coins of the Moment

Image["Mark Blacburn Medal"]
Image["Mark Blacburn Medal - Reverse"]

A Medal for Mark Blackburn, 2011

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Image["Sea Gallantry Medal awarded to Harry Meader, 1881"]

Sea Gallantry Medal awarded to Harry Meader, 1881

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Image["Obverse of Henry III's gold penny of 1257-58"]
Image["Reverse of Henry III's gold penny of 1257-58"]

Gold penny of King Henry III, 1257-58

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Image["Image of the obverse of the double leopard"]
Image["Image of the reverse of the double leopard"]

King Edward III, Gold double leopard, 1344

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Image["Image of obverse of gold rupee of Jahangir"]
Image["Image of reverse gold rupee of Jahangir"]

Jahangir (1605-1627). Gold rupee, Agra

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Image["Image of obverse of seventeenth century token of Thomas Ewin"]
Image["Image of obverse of seventeenth century token of Thomas Ewin"]

Thomas Ewin, Copper token, 1668

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Image["Image of obverse of Charles I gold angel"]
Image["Image of reverse of Charles I gold angel"]

Charles I, 1625-1649. Gold angel, London (Tower mint)

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Image["Image of obverse of French one euro"]
Image["Image of reverse of French one euro"]

European Union, One euro, France 1999 (circulated January 2002)

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Image["Image of obverse of penny of Sihtric"]
Image["Image of reverse of penny of Sihtric"]

Sihtric, 921 - 927 (Viking king of York). Silver penny, Lincoln mint

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Image["Image of obverse of penny of King John"]
Image["Image of reverse of penny of King John"]

King John, 1199 - 1216. Silver penny, Winchester mint

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Image["Image of obverse of coin of Vlad Dracul"]
Image["Image of reverse of coin of Vlad Dracul"]

Vlad II Dracul, (15th century) and the Count Dracula connection. Silver ban, Wallachia

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Image["Image of obverse of Ides of March denarius"]
Image["Image of reverse of Ides of March denarius"]

Ides of March, 15 March 44 BC. Silver denarius, Eastern mint

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Image["Image of obverse of penny of Aethelred"]
Image["Image of reverse of penny of Aethelred"]

Æthelred the Unready, AD 978 - 1016. Silver penny, Cambridge mint

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