HAMP-C31CF8: Early medieval (Norman) coin : penny of William II

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-C31CF8

Object type certainty: Certain
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An early medieval (Norman) silver penny of William II (1087-1100), 'cross-fleury-and-piles' type, North 856 (BMC v), dating to c. 1098-1100. Mint and moneyer uncertain.

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
Weight: 1.35 g
Diameter: 18.2 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form HMHCT 259

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: William II of England
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 the right hand; star to right.
Obverse inscription: +PILLELM RI (MR ligated)
Reverse description: Cross fleury with a pile surmounted by a pellet in each angle.
Reverse inscription: +RIIRNIIO[-----]
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: East Hampshire (District)
Parish or ward: Buriton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7417
Four figure Latitude: 50.94769622
Four figure longitude: -0.94798718
1:25K map: SU7417
1:10K map: SU71NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1980 English Hammered Coinage: Early Anglo-Saxon to Henry III c. 600-1272 London Spink & Son London 856

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Audit data

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

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