KENT-4C55A0: Silver Penny of William I, from the Romney Mint

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Unique ID: KENT-4C55A0

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A medieval silver penny of William I (1066-1087), PAXS type (crown 3), c.1083-c.1086, mint: Romney, Moneyer: possibly Wulfmaer or Winedæg, North 848 (1083-6).

Subsequent actions

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 1083
Date to: Circa AD 1086

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.62 mm
Weight: 1.25 g
Diameter: 19.56 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st February 2006

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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: Romney
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: William I BMC viii (crown 3; N 850)
Obverse description: Bust facing crowned and diademed; to right, a sceptre. Crown 3.
Obverse inscription: PILLELM REX
Reverse description: Cross pattee; in each angle, an annulet containing one letter of the word PAXS.
Reverse inscription: P[ ]E ON RVNME
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Bromley (London Borough)
To be known as: Bromley

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 16 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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