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Unique ID: PUBLIC-67EF89

Object type certainty: Probably
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver penny of William II (AD 1087-1100) type 5, Cross Fleury and Piles. Moneyer and Mint: ÆCIL of Lincoln.

Dating 1098-1100
Mass (gram) 1.31
Material Ag
Diameter Ø (mm) 19.03
Thickness (mm)
OBV Description Crowned bust of William II with a scepter in his right hand, star right
OBV Legend +WILLELMI (probably)
REV Description Cross Fleury and Piles
REV Legend (...)EGIL ON (??) or EGN . ON +...SCILON.....O
Finds Place England
Rarity Very rare
Quality Fair
Reference Seaby 1262-1, BMC V, North 856


Catalog PAS gelijk op : GLO-F72964, IOW-B51801, HAMP-6D0547
Determination goodies/sheep MBV forum (Dutch)

Finder ID number : a201-cos-11e

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1098
Date to: Exactly AD 1100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.31 g
Diameter: 19.03 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 3rd September 2015

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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 II of England
Mint or issue place: Lincoln
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: William II BMC v (N 856)
Obverse description: Crowned bust of William II with a scepter in his right hand, star right
Obverse inscription: +WILLELMI (probably)
Reverse description: Cross Fleury and Piles
Reverse inscription: +ACIL ON [ ]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Horncastle area

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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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