SOM-DEDBD9: Medieval coin: penny of William I

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An incomplete medieval silver penny of William I dating to the period c. AD 1072-1074. Two sceptres type. Uncertain moneyer. Possibly mint of Exeter. See North Vol. I, p. 191, no. 844.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.66 mm
Diameter: 15.35 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC 017243

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
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, two left a sceptre botonne
Obverse inscription: [W]ILLELM [...]
Reverse description: Cross fleury with annulet in centre over saltire botonne
Reverse inscription: [...]E ONE(ligated)XE

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: Purbeck (District)
To be known as: Bere Regis

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Updated: 6 years ago

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