PUBLIC-13AD78: PUBLIC-13AD78 William II Penny Type 4 WINERED Lewes

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-13AD78

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

SIlver William II Fleury & Piles penny. A complete although damaged and folded coin.

OBV: Crowned bust facing

REV: Cross fleury with a pile surmounted by a pellet in each angle.

Chronology: This coin dates from AD1098 - 1100. Dimensions: Diameter: 18.86mm, Thickness: 0.61mm, Weight: 1.02 grams.

Notes:

Dr Martin Allen personal comment: "This is probably a coin of the Lewes moneyer Winered, reading +PIN[ ][E?]DON[ ][E?], as this is the only moneyer of William II type 4 that is consistent with the visible letters."

EMC.2018.0323

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.61 mm
Weight: 1.02 g
Diameter: 18.86 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th January 2018

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PastfindersI

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: Lewes
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: William II BMC v (N 856)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing holding a sceptre in right hand
Reverse description: Cross fleury with a pile surmounted by a pellet in each angle.
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

  • BMC : v 856

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Lewes (District)
To be known as: Near Lewes

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Updated: 3 years ago

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