LIN-C3AE61: Silver hammered coin

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-C3AE61

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver penny of William I, 'PAXS' type. The moneyer is Brihtwine, and the mint is London (BRIHTPINE ON LVN with VN ligated). Struck AD1083-1086. North (1994), no. 848-850.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1083
Date to: Circa AD 1086

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Diameter: 19 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

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
Type: William I BMC viii (uncertain subtype: N 848/N 849/N 850)
Obverse description: Bust facing crowned and diademed; to right a sceptre
Obverse inscription: WILLELM REX
Reverse description: Cross pattee; in each angle, an annulet containing one letter of the word PAXS
Reverse inscription: BRIHTPINE ON LVN (with VN ligated)
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
Parish or ward: Farndon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7751
Four figure Latitude: 53.050725
Four figure longitude: -0.852753
1:25K map: SK7751
1:10K map: SK75SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 19 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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