SF-A9E0C5: Medieval coin: halfpenny of William I, Two Sceptres type

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Unique ID: SF-A9E0C5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cut silver halfpenny of William I, Two Sceptres type, c.1072-1074 AD. As North, 1980: 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
Length: 10.13 mm
Width: 17.08 mm
Weight: 0.49 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st November 2013

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: William the Conqueror
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: William I BMC iv (N 844)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, to left a sceptre pattee, to right a sceptre botonne, all within an inner circle
Obverse inscription: +PI[]NGLI
Reverse description: Cross fleury with annulet at centre over a saltire botonne, within an inner circle
Reverse inscription: +GOD[]ON
Initial mark: Cross pattee
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Updated: 8 years ago

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