William I Penny Profile Portrait Bristol Mint As Struck

Item Reference: C190015546 Sold Share
William I (1066-1087), Penny, Profile/Cross and Trefoils type (c.1080-1083?), Bristol mint, moneyer Brihtword, crowned and draped bust right, seven pellets to the crown, holding sceptre before , bust breaking inner…
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Description

William I (1066-1087), Penny, Profile/Cross and Trefoils type (c.1080-1083?), Bristol mint, moneyer
Brihtword, crowned and draped bust right, seven pellets to the crown, holding sceptre before , bust
breaking inner linear circle, legend surrounds + PILLELM REXI. Rev, cross pattée extending from
central annulet, voided trefoil in each angle, all within linear circle, legend reads +BRHTPORD ON
BRIC, 1.29g (S.1256; N.847; BMC. Type VII).

A superlative example with an especially detailed and well struck portrait of the highest quality, both legends legible and detailed on a slightly undulating flan, toned, rare. As
struck.

Detectorist find. Portable Antiques Scheme – Record ID – WILT- 3481 B7

Specification

Period 1066 - 1087
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

William I

Country

England

Coin House

Norman Kings

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Bristol

References S.1256; N.847; BMC. Type VII
Weight 1.29 g

Provenance

Detectorist find. Portable Antiques Scheme – Record ID – WILT- 3481 B7

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