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Unique ID: WILT-549F85

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A Medieval silver cut half penny of William I, dating to 1072-1074. Two Sceptres type (BMC iv), uncertain mint and moneyer. North (1994: 191) no. 844.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1072
Date to: Circa AD 1074

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.51 g
Diameter: 19.1 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5683

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: William I BMC iv (N 844)
Obverse description: Crowned and diademed bust facing with sceptre to either side
Obverse inscription: PILLE[...]
Reverse description: Cross fleury with annulet at centre over saltire botonee
Reverse inscription: [...]ERLF(B?)IN[...]

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Ogbourne St. Andrew (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1572
Four figure Latitude: 51.44679233
Four figure longitude: -1.78554894
1:25K map: SU1572
1:10K map: SU17SE
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

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