Great Britain Silver & Bronze
WILLIAM I, the Conqueror, (1066-1087), silver penny, PAXS type, Salisbury Mint, (1.37 g), obv. bust facing crowned, sceptre to right, +PILLLLEM REX around, rev. cross pattee in each angle an annulet containing the word PAXS, OSBERN ON SERB around, (S.1257; BMC type 8, No.897). Attractively toned and clearly struck, nearly extremely fine.
Ex Mark E. Freehill Collection, and previously from Noble Numismatics Sale 99 (lot 2327), The Tom May Collection.
See 'Australasian Coin and Banknote' magazine, Yearbook 2010, p56, fig.8.
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