BERK-277E46: Coin - worn and illegible silver penny, possibly of William II

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Unique ID: BERK-277E46

Object type certainty: Certain
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A very worn and illegible silver penny, possibly of William II, AD 1087 - 1100.


Rally Record Orange 257A

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1087
Date to: Circa AD 1100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 13th December 2015

Rally details.

This object was found at Metal Detectives at Aston, Oxon

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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
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Obverse description: Illegible
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Aston, Cote, Shifford and Chimney (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3302
Four figure Latitude: 51.71576402
Four figure longitude: -1.52373669
1:25K map: SP3302
1:10K map: SP30SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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