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William I, Penny, Northampton

Item Reference: C190004734 Sold Share
William I (1066-87), Penny, Two Stars type (1074-77), Northampton mint, Sæwine moneyer. King’s crowned bust facing, two stars either side within inner linear circle. Legend surrounds and reads +ÞILLEM REX.…
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Description

William I (1066-87), Penny, Two Stars type (1074-77), Northampton mint, Sæwine moneyer. King’s crowned bust facing, two stars either side within inner linear circle. Legend surrounds and reads +ÞILLEM REX. Rev, annulet at centre of cross pommée over pellet-tipped quadrilateral with incurved sides, legend reads + SEPINE ON HMT, 1.28g (N.845; BMC.V; S.1254).

Attractively toned, with a bold detail in portrait. Extremely fine, as struck.

Specification

Period 1066 - 1087 AD
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

William I

Country

England

Coin House

Norman Kings

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Northampton

References N.845; BMC.V; S.1254
Weight 1.28 g

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