Penny of William I

Description
This coin is part of an important collection of Saxon and early medieval coins held by the museum. The collection contains examples of coins minted in the Devon burgh towns of Exeter, Lydford, Barnstaple and Totnes. This penny was issued by William I, and minted in Exeter by Semier.
Accession Loan No.
183/2000
Collection Class
Numismatics
Common Name
penny of William I
Simple Name
coin
Full Name
penny William I
Dimensions
whole diameter 19 mm; whole depth 0.5 mm; whole weight 19.5 grains; whole die axis 360 degrees
Period Classification
Norman (1066-1200)
Production Year Low
1066
Production Year High
1200
Family Group

Material
silver
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Mint
Exeter
Moneyer
Semier
Issuer Person
William I
Inscription / Transcription
+ PILLELM REX; + SEMIER ON EXSCI

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