NLM-DE3C32: Medieval coin: halfpenny of William I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-DE3C32

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Cut halfpenny of William I (1066-1087), Spink no. 1254, BMC 5

Obverse description: Facing bust with crown or diadem flanked by a star on either side. Initial cross pattee.

Obverse inscription: +PIL(---)N

Reverse description: Concave-sided square and cross with three pellets at the end of each arm, and a pellet at each angle of the square.

Reverse inscription: (--)IONPI[--](--)

Diameter: 19.4mm, Weight: 0.66gms

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.66 g
Diameter: 19.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 3rd April 2021

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM46661

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: Facing bust with crown or diadem flanked by a star on either side
Obverse inscription: +PIL(---)N
Reverse description: Concave-sided square and cross with three pellets at the end of each arm, and a pellet at each angle of the square.
Reverse inscription: (--)IONPI[--](--)
Initial mark: cross pattee
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North East Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North East Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Humberston

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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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Recording Institution: NLM
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