NLM-7AAFFB: Medieval coin: halfpenny of William I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-7AAFFB

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver coin. Cut halfpenny, possibly of William I (1066-1087), cf. Spink no. 1253 from detail on reverse.

Obverse description: Inner and outer circles, trace of legend.

Obverse inscription: [--]I [-]

Reverse description: Three lis, at ends of radial lines originating at centre of flan

Reverse inscription: possibly [--]M[-]

Diameter: 18.5mm, Weight: 0.60gms

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 8th April 2022

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM49931

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: William the Conqueror
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: William I, no further details
Obverse description: Inner and outer circles, trace of legend.
Obverse inscription: [--]I [-]
Reverse description: Three lis, at ends of radial lines originating at centre of flan
Reverse inscription: Possibly [--]M[-]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Bassetlaw (District)
To be known as: Laneham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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