Penny William I Two Sceptres type

In 1068 there was a revolt in western England against Norman rule. William travelled to Exeter at the head of an army to defeat the rebels. He ordered the building of Exeter castle to ensure that the area stayed under his control.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
180/2000
Collection Class
Numismatics
Material
silver | | | |
Common Name
penny William I Two Sceptres type
Simple Name
coin
Inscription Transcription
+ PILLEM REX ANG; + SIEPINE ON EXCI
Period Classification
Norman (1066-1200)
Production Town

Production Person Initials
William ISaewine
Production Person Surname

Production Year Low
1072
Production Year High
1074

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penny William I Two Sceptres type