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Unique ID: SUR-94EF22

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A fragment of a silver penny of William I (1066-1087), Paxs type dating to 1083-1086. Obverse: facing bust with sceptre to right, possibly crown 3. Reverse: cross pattee, in each angle an annulet containing one letter of the word PAXS. Uncertain moneyer or mint. North (1994), p192, number 850.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 14.8 mm
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.69 g
Diameter: 18.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 24th November 2018

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: William the Conqueror
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: William I BMC viii (crown 3; N 850)
Obverse description: Bust facing, crowned and diademed; to right a sceptre.
Obverse inscription: +ǷI[...]
Reverse inscription: +[...]LE
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Chichester (District)
Parish or ward: Harting (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7617
Four figure Latitude: 50.94743639
Four figure longitude: -0.91952265
1:25K map: SU7617
1:10K map: SU71NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1963 English Hammered Coinage: Vol I. Early Anglo Saxon-Henry III, c650-1272 London Spink and Son Ltd

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Recording Institution: SUR
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Updated: 3 years ago

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