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 Sweotinc.
Accession Loan No.
6/1959/2
Collection Class
Numismatics
Common Name
penny of William I
Simple Name
coin
Full Name
penny William I Two Sceptres type
Dimensions
whole diameter 19 mm; whole depth 0.5 mm; whole weight 1.25 grams; whole weight 19.3 grains; whole die axis 360 degrees
Period Classification
Norman (1066-1200)
Production Year Low
1072
Production Year High
1074
Family Group

Material
silver
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Mint
Exeter
Moneyer
Sweotinc
Issuer Person
William I
Inscription / Transcription
; +SPEOTINC ON EXCE

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