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

Silver penny of William I from Thetford (Godric)

1066–87

Silver

1.28 g, 12:00, 19.1 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Thomas H. Johns, B.A. 1818
2001.87.21348
Culture: 
British
Period: 
11th Century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Made in Thetford, England
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Thomas H. Johns, to about 1854; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1854 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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