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William I Silver Penny 1066-1087AD Profile left, Warwick mint £2,750.00
William I Silver Penny 1066-1087AD Profile left type, Warwick mint
18mm, 1.30g

A rare coin in superb condition, Warwick pennies are seldom offer for sale.

William I of Normandy (The Conqueror) was cousin to Edward the Confessor. He successfully claimed the English throne following the famous Battle of Hastings in 1066, initiating the Norman period in Britain. William continued the network of Anglo-Saxon mints with nearly seventy towns with moneyers operational, and undertook frequent revision of the coinage by changing types; by the twelfth century minting became much more centralised.

Provenance will be provided.

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