BUC-0D69AA: Medieval silver penny of William I

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-0D69AA

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A Medieval silver penny of William I (AD 1066-1087), dating to c. AD 1074-1077.  Two Stars type.  Minted by Godwine, probably of London .  North (1994:191), No.845, BMC V.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1074
Date to: Circa AD 1077

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 17.78 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 5155

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: William the Conqueror
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Obverse description: Bust facing crowned and diademed between two stars. Pellet either side of neck.
Obverse inscription: + PILLEM REX [AN]
Reverse description: Cross botonnée over quadrilateral with incurved sides; annulet in centre.
Reverse inscription: + (G)ODPINE ON (LVN)
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Reed (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL3635
Four figure Latitude: 51.99679743
Four figure longitude: -0.0204675
1:25K map: TL3635
1:10K map: TL33NE
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

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1960 English Hammered Coinage: Vol 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son page 191 No.845

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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