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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-3F549C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver medieval penny of William I (1066-1087) dating to 1074-1077. Minted by Alef at York. BMC V, North no.845.

Obverse: Bust facing crowned and diademed between two stars. Legend: WILLEM REX AN
Reverse: Cross botonnée over quadrilateral with incurved sides; annulet in centre. Legend: +ALEF ON EFRPNI

Notes:

Finder ref no.102

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

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: 18.51 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st September 2000 - Saturday 30th September 2000

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: EMC 2020.0207

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: York
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: WILLEM REX AN
Reverse description: Cross botonnée over quadrilateral with incurved sides; annulet in centre
Reverse inscription: +ALEF ON EFRPNI
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Legsby

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

No references cited so far.

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