KENT-F27F5A: Silver Penny of William I

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Unique ID: KENT-F27F5A

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A Medieval silver penny of William I (AD 1066-1087), dating from AD 1066-68. Profile/Cross Fleury type, BMC i. North (1994) no.841. Moneyer Ealdgar at London.

Measurements: 19.37mm in diameter, 0.82mm in thickness: weight:1.1g.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1066
Date to: Circa AD 1068

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.82 mm
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 19.37 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: EMC 2019.0250

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: William the Conqueror
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Obverse description: Bust facing Left. No Sceptre.
Obverse inscription: +PILLE[MVS REX] I
Reverse description: Cross Fleury
Reverse inscription: EAL[____] ON LUND
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7316
Four figure Latitude: 50.93883268
Four figure longitude: -0.96241971
1:25K map: SU7316
1:10K map: SU71NW
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. 1980 English Hammered Coinage: Early Anglo-Saxon to Henry III c. 600-1272 London Spink & Son London 841

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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