CAM-28D6F3: Silver Hammered Coin

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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-28D6F3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver medieval penny of William I (the Conqueror), 1066-1087; PAXS type, crown 1 (North 848), c.1083-c.1086, moneyer: Wulfmaer, mint: Romney.

Weight is 1.25g, diameter is 19.52mm, thickness is 1.15mm.

See Spink 2004 (39th Ed.) p.133, no.1257. North, J.J. Vol.I. p.192, no.848.

Notes:

Recorded at the May 2012 Jason Baker MD club meeting

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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: 1.15 mm
Weight: 1.25 g
Diameter: 19.52 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 30th October 2011

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: EMC 2011.0235

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 (uncertain subtype: N 848/N 849/N 850)
Obverse description: Facing bust with sceptre held right, crown type 1
Obverse inscription: PILLELM REX
Reverse description: Cross pattee; in each angle an annulet containing one letter of the word PAXS
Reverse inscription: PVLMIER ON RVM
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: South Cambridgeshire District Area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

References cited

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Updated: 9 years ago

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