KENT-AE13BA: Halfpenny of William II

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-AE13BA

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A cut halfpenny of William II (1087-1100), cross-fleury-and-piles type.c.1098-1100. North (1994) type no. 856, BMC v. Possibly Dover mint? uncertain moneyer.

Measurements: 13.04mm long (original diameter), 9.79mm wide, 1.12mm thick and 0.69g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13.04 mm
Width: 9.79 mm
Thickness: 1.12 mm
Weight: 0.69 g

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: William II of England
Mint or issue place: Dover
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: William II BMC v (N 856)
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust holding sceptre in right hand and star to right
Obverse inscription: +PILL[ELM(I) RI]
Reverse description: Cross Fleury with a pile surmounted by a pellet in each angle.
Reverse inscription: +[_____O]N DOF
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Shepway (District)
Parish or ward: Burmarsh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR0832
Four figure Latitude: 51.0496727
Four figure longitude: 0.96623017
1:25K map: TR0832
1:10K map: TR03SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1994 English Hammered Coinage: Volume I. Early Anglo-Saxon to Henry III, c. 600-1272 London Spink and Son Ltd

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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