Penny of William II

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 II, and minted in Exeter by Sewine.
Accession Loan No.
56/1991
Collection Class
Numismatics
Common Name
penny of William II
Simple Name
coin
Full Name
penny William II type BMCI (Profile) type
Dimensions
whole diameter 19 mm; whole depth 0.5 mm
Period Classification
Norman (1066-1200)
Production Year Low
1080
Production Year High
1083
Family Group

Material
silver
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Mint
Exeter
Moneyer
Sewine
Issuer Person
William II
Inscription / Transcription
; +SEPINE ON IEXECI

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