DEV-9469F0: DEV-9469F0 William I penny

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-9469F0

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Medieval silver hammered coin. The coin is a silver penny of William I (1066 - 1087); it dates from c.1074 - 1077 AD. Type: Two stars; Mint: Wallingford; Moneyer: Sweartlinc. See below for reference.

Notes:

Found c. 1988 and originally shown to Reading Museum and Art Gallery, who forwarded the coin to the Ashmolean Museum for further identification.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1074
Date to: Circa AD 1077

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.295 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Danielle Wootton
Identified by: Danielle Wootton

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: Wallingford
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: William I BMC v (N 845)
Obverse description: Bust facing crowned and diademed between two stars.
Obverse inscription: WILLEM REX (AN)
Reverse description: Cross botonnee over quadrilateral with incurved sides; annulet in centre.

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6583
Four figure Latitude: 51.542164
Four figure longitude: -1.064119
1:25K map: SU6583
1:10K map: SU68SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Similar objects

Find number: KENT-98FCE0
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
A Medeival silve penny of William I (1066-1087AD). Sword type, minted by Swartbrand possibly at Wallingford c.1077-1080 AC. North number 846.
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Find number: KENT883
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Silver, penny, William I (1066-1087), Sword type (N846), c.1077-80?, Mint: Romney, Moneyer: Wulfnoth, North 1994, p. 191.
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Find number: SF-E90F66
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: EARLY MEDIEVAL
A silver penny of William I, Two Stars type, c.1074-1077 AD. As North, 1980: no. 845.
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Recording Institution: DEV
Created: Tuesday 11th May 2010
Updated: Wednesday 12th May 2010

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