William the Conqueror PAXS penny by Lifword of Southwark

William the Conqueror PAXS penny by Lifword of Southwark

Code: 12127

£495.00 Approx $607.36, €576.25
 

This is a rare Norman silver penny of King William Ist (The Conqueror), struck at the Southwark mint by the moneyer Lifword. "LIFPORD ON SUÐE" This coin was minted between 1066 - 1087 AD. This coin is nicely toned, it may have come from the Beaworth find of 1833. This was a Hoard of some 8,000-12,000 silver English pennies and cut halfpennies (of which 6,282 were recorded), found in a leaden box, near the Manor House, Beauworth, Hants. RARE

DENOMINATION: Penny

CULTURENorman England

MONARCH: William I

DATE: 1066 - 1087 AD

MATERIALSilver

SIZE: 20mm diameter

WEIGHT: 1.40 grams

ATTRIBUTION: (cf. BMC 961; N. 848; S. 1257)

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Gloucestershire.