William I PAXS Penny Oter Dorchester
Item Reference: EM41717
William I (1066-87), paxs type Penny (1083-6), Oter of Dorchester Mint, crowned facing bust with sceptre, crown type 3, within circle, legend commences at lower left, +PILLEM REX rev. cross pattee within linear circle, letters P A X S within annulets in each angle, +OTER ON DORCETR 1.38g. (BMC type VIII, 632; N.850; S.1257).
Double struck on crown, toned a bold very fine and very rare, an interesting mint reading literally saying “Dorset”