DOR-C99055: Medieval coin: penny of William I

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Unique ID: DOR-C99055

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A silver coin of William I (1066 - 1087) dating to 1070 - 1072. A Canopy type (type iii). Mint of Chester, uncertain moneyer, possible Aelfsie or Aelfweard.
Reference: North Volume One, No. 853
Date: Eary Medieval
Diameter: 18.52 mm
Weight: 1.29 g
Die axis: 2

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1070
Date to: Circa AD 1072

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.29 g
Diameter: 18.52 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 019703

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: Chester
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Obverse description: Bust facing, crowned, below canopy of two pillars. No S in Willelmus
Obverse inscription: +PILLELMV REX I
Reverse description: Double quadrilateral with incurved sides, fleury at the angles, pellet in the centre
Reverse inscription: +E[-----] ON LEGEI
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Tarrant Launceston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9309
Four figure Latitude: 50.88044919
Four figure longitude: -2.1008699
1:25K map: ST9309
1:10K map: ST90NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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