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Unique ID: WILT-9F9E2A
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A cut Medieval silver halfpenny of William II (1087-1100) in two fragments, cross in quatrefoil (1089-92), North 852. Mint possibly Wilton [PILTI] and moneyer Aeilfwine [IELFPINE].
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Weight: 0.65 g
Diameter: 26.45 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Monday 16th November 2015
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Other reference: 4263
Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: William II of England
Mint or issue place: Wilton Castle
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: William II BMC ii (N 852)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing holding a sword.
Obverse inscription: [...]ELM REX
Reverse description: Quatrefoil with pellet in each angle, enclosing a cross pattee with annulet in centre.
Reverse inscription: +IE[...]L[...]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
4 Figure: SU1520
Four figure Latitude: 50.97921639
Four figure longitude: -1.78770725
1:25K map: SU1520
1:10K map: SU12SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.
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