GLO-045962:

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-045962

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval silver cut half penny of William I (AD 1066-1087), dating to c. AD 1074-1077.  Two Stars type. North (1994:191), No.845, BMC V.

Obverse: Bust facing, crowned and diademed, between two stars PILLE

Reverse: Cross botonnee over quadrilatarel with incurved sides, annulet in centre

Notes:

This record was generated form emailed images supplied by the finder during the 2020 Covid-19 lockdown.

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
Length: 18 mm
Width: 9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st September 2020 - Thursday 1st October 2020

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: William the Conqueror
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: William I BMC v (N 845)
Obverse description: Bust facing, crowned and diademed, between two stars
Obverse inscription: PILLE
Reverse description: Cross botonnee over quadrilatarel with incurved sides, annulet in centre
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Cotswold (District)
Parish or ward: Coberley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO9516
Four figure Latitude: 51.84257912
Four figure longitude: -2.0739808
1:25K map: SO9516
1:10K map: SO91NE
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Updated: About one year ago

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