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Unique ID: SUR-0791E4

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A Medieval (Norman) silver cut farthing of William I (1066-1087), two sceptres type dating to 1072-74. Uncertain mint. As North no.844,


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Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1072
Date to: Circa AD 1074

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 11.38 mm
Width: 11.24 mm
Weight: 0.34 g

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: MWS

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut farthing
Ruler/issuer: William the Conqueror
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: William I BMC iv (N 844)
Obverse description: Bust facing crowned and diademed flanked by sceptres.
Obverse inscription: [...](L)LEM[...]
Reverse description: Cross fleury with annulet in centre over saltire botonne.
Reverse inscription: [...]ONX(M)[...]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: Upton Grey (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6949
Four figure Latitude: 51.23601999
Four figure longitude: -1.01304644
1:25K map: SU6949
1:10K map: SU64NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1963 English Hammered Coinage: Vol I. Early Anglo Saxon-Henry III, c650-1272 London Spink and Son Ltd

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