CAM-28D6F3: Silver Hammered Coin

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Unique ID: CAM-28D6F3

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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.


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


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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