William I PAXS Penny Wareham, moneyer Sideloc

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William I PAXS Penny Wareham, moneyer Sideloc

William I (1066-87), silver PAXS Penny (1083-86), Wareham Mint, Moneyer Sideloc, facing crowned bust with sceptre to right, crown 1, Latin legend and beaded circles surrounding both sides, +PILLELM REX, rev. cross pattee, each letter of PAXS in an annulet per angle, +SIDELOC ON PERE, weight 1.43g (BMC VIII 1038-1039; N.848; S.1257). Toned, a little weak in some small detail, otherwise good very fine and rare this well preserved.

The Latin legends translate as "William King of the English" on obverse and on the reverse "Sideloc of Wareham."

CM04988

£1,850
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