Halfpenny 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 Sweotinc.
Accession Loan No.
24/1995
Collection Class
Numismatics
Common Name
halfpenny of William I
Simple Name
coin
Full Name
halfpenny (mule) William I
Dimensions
whole length 20 mm; whole width 12 mm; whole depth 0.5 mm
Period Classification
Norman (1066-1200)
Family Group

Material
silver
Collection County
Cumbria
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Mint
Exeter
Moneyer
Sweotinc
Issuer Person
William I
Inscription / Transcription
; +SPO]TTINC ON[ EXC

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