KENT-C57EB6: William the conqueror penny

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Unique ID: KENT-C57EB6

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A complete silver penny of William I. Two Sceptre Type 1072-1074?. Minted at Canterbury by Wulfric. North 1994, no 844. 

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1072
Date to: Circa AD 1074

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.81 mm
Weight: 1.31 g
Diameter: 18.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 14th January 2012

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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: Canterbury
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: William I BMC iv (N 844)
Obverse description: Bust facing crowned and diademed; to left, a sceptre patté, to right, a sceptre botonné
Obverse inscription: PILLEM REX ANGI
Reverse description: Cross fleury with annulet in centre over saltire botonné
Reverse inscription: PVLFRIC ON CANT
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Folkestone and Hythe (District)
To be known as: Newchurch

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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