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 Sewine.
Accession Loan No.
6/1959/3
Simple Name
coin
Full Name
penny William I Two Stars type
Mint
Exeter
Common Name
penny of William I
Material
silver
Period Classification
Norman (1066-1200)
Collection Class
Numismatics
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Year Low
1074
Production Year High
1077
Moneyer
Sewine
Issuer Person
William I
Inscription / Transcription
; +SEPINE ON IEXECI
Family Group

Dimensions
whole diameter 19 mm; whole depth 0.5 mm; whole weight 1.25 grams; whole weight 19.3 grains; whole die axis 180 degrees
Created At
2016-10-13 15:47:15
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:44:28

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