SF-D02889: Medieval coin: penny of William II

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-D02889

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Medieval silver penny of William II (AD 1087-1100), Voided cross type, dating to AD 1093-1096 (N 853). Moneyer: Lifsi; Mint: Steyning. Ref North 1980: 192. 

The coin is recorded on EMC under 2022.0106.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1093
Date to: Circa AD 1096

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.32 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st September 2021 - Thursday 30th September 2021

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: William II of England
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: William II BMC iii (N 853)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: WILLELM
Reverse description: Voided short cross
Reverse inscription: + LIFSI ON STEN[PI]
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Easton

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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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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