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Unique ID: CAM-28D6F3
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
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
This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 1.15 mm
Weight: 1.25 g
Diameter: 19.52 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 30th October 2011
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Other reference: EMC 2011.0235
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
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.
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