WILT-0CB640: Medieval coin: Cut halfpenny of William I

Rights Holder: Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum
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Unique ID: WILT-0CB640

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Medieval cut halfpenny of William I. Moneyer Godric, uncertain mint (North 844; AD 1072-1074).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.55 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 22nd February 2014

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4804

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: William the Conqueror
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: William I BMC iv (N 844)
Obverse description: Crowned and diademed bust facing, sceptre patté left and sceptre botonné.
Obverse inscription: [WILLE]M REX AN[GLOR]
Reverse description: Cross fleury with annulet in centre over saltire botonné.
Reverse inscription: [GO]DRIC ON [...]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Salisbury

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Updated: 8 years ago

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