BERK-0877B6: Medieval: Coin: Silver Penny William I PAXS type

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-0877B6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval silver penny of William I, PAXS type dating to the period c. AD 1083-1086. Struck by the moneyer Godwine in Winchester. As North (1980) N.848.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1083
Date to: Exactly AD 1086

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.07 mm
Weight: 1.25 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm

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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 the Conqueror
Mint or issue place: Winchester
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Obverse description: Crowned and diademed bust facing, sceptre to right, all within an inner circle
Obverse inscription: +PILLELM REX
Reverse description: A cross pattee, in each angle an annulet containing one letter of the word PAXS, all within an inner circle
Reverse inscription: +GOPINE ON PINCE
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: South Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Aynho (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5233
Four figure Latitude: 51.99302262
Four figure longitude: -1.24408556
1:25K map: SP5233
1:10K map: SP53SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Recreational usage

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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