LIN-19069D: Coin - William I (1066-1087) silver penny. Bonnet type.

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Unique ID: LIN-19069D

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William I (1066-1087) silver penny. Bonnet type. Torn and damaged on one side. Dated 1068-1070.

Obverse description: Bonnet type, bust facing
Obverse inscription: +[PILL]EMV RE]X 
Reverse description: Voided cross with annulet in centre; pellet between two cresents at each end of limb; pile in each angle
Reverse inscription: [..] ON [..]

Diameter: 18.51 mm; Thickness: 0.67 mm; Weight: 1.09g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1068
Date to: Circa AD 1070

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.67 mm
Weight: 1.09 g
Diameter: 18.51 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: William the Conqueror
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Obverse description: Bust facing, crowned and diadem with two fillets at each side of head.
Obverse inscription: +[PILL]EMV RE]X
Reverse description: Cross voided with annulet in centre; pellet between two crescents at end of each limb; pile in each angle.
Reverse inscription: [..] ON [..]

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: South Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Baston area

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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