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Numismatics
Ruler: William I The Conqueror, 1028–1087
Mint: Exeter
Artist: Unknown
Magistrate: Saewine of Exeter

1 Penny of William I The Conqueror from Exeter

1066–87

Silver

1.40 g, 6:00, 20 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001
2001.87.21324
Geography: 
Made in Exeter, England
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
British
Period: 
11th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1938–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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