BUC-13DB82: A silver Medieval, penny of William I (1066-1087), London mint, moneyer Godwine, canopy issue, AD.1070-72, North No. 843

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-13DB82

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A silver Medieval, penny of William I (1066-1087), London mint, moneyer Godwine, canopy issue, AD.1070-72, North No. 843

Obverse, Bust facing holding sceptres beneath a canopy WILLEMUS RE' 

Reverse, double quadrilateral with incruved sides and fleurs at corners, central annullet +GODPINE ON LUNDN

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1066
Date to: Circa AD 1087

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.97 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 20th September 2024

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 5204

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: London
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Obverse description: Bust facing holding sceptres beneath a canopy
Obverse inscription: WILLEMUS RE'
Reverse description: Double quadrilateral with incruved sides and fleurs at corners, central annullet
Reverse inscription: +GODPINE ON LUNDN
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: Dacorum (District)
Parish or ward: Tring Rural (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9014
Four figure Latitude: 51.81739135
Four figure longitude: -0.69573426
1:25K map: SP9014
1:10K map: SP91SW
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

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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Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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