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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-7CA6C6

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A complete, medieval silver cut halfpenny of William I (AD 1066 - 1097), dated to c. 1072-1077? (North 1994, pg 191, no 845). Minted in Oxford, but missing the moneyer's name.

Obverse: [WILLEM] REX AN; bust facing crowned and diademed between two stars

Reverse: [ ] OXSNEFI; Cross botonneé over quadrilateral with incurved sides; annulet in centre.

North, J.J. 1994. English Hammered Coinage, Volume I, Early Anglo Saxon to Henry III, c. 600-1272. Spink & Son, London.

Class: Type 5

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1072
Date to: Circa AD 1077

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.44 mm
Width: 8.63 mm
Weight: 0.64 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 the Conqueror
Mint or issue place: Oxford
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: William I BMC v (N 845)
Obverse description: Bust facing crowned and diademed between two stars
Obverse inscription: [WILLEM] REX AN
Reverse description: Cross botonneé over quadrilateral with incurved sides; annulet in centre
Reverse inscription: [ ] OXSNEFI
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: East Hampshire (District)
To be known as: East Hampshire Area

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