skip to main content
Free shipping on all UK orders
Sell today for same day payments
All coins quality checked/authenticated

1066-1087 William I Paxs Penny Lincoln?

1066-1087 William I Paxs Penny Lincoln? Obverse

* Images are of the actual product not stock images

from
£555.00
Paxs type Penny struck at Lincoln in the name of William I: commonly known as ‘the Conqueror’ or, sometimes, ‘the Bastard’. He was the first Norman king of England from the time of his defeat of the Anglo-Saxon forces of Harold Godwinson at Hastings in 1066 to his death in the year 1087. The obverse of this silver coin shows a facing, diademed portrait holding a sceptre and contained within a linear circle. The legend here is tough to read but identifies William as monarch. The reverse features a cross pattée with annulets in the angles within another circle. Those annulets contain the letters P A X S, interpreted as a form of the Latin word ‘pax’ (‘peace’). The moneyer and mint here are unclear: possibly Lifpold on Linc. The purchaser may be able to clarify further for themselves. After his victory, William took over an extensive network of more than seventy Anglo-Saxon mints and maintained monetary continuity in other ways too. The reigns of his predecessors - Edward the Confessor and Harold II - saw coins minted with similar lettering. The ‘PACX’ type coinage of Edward is the most similar, also showing the letters within the angles of a voided cross. This coin weighs 1.38 grams and measures 19.9 millimetres across. Grade: GF - Dark patina and full flan with some minor flat areas and scrapes, otherwise good Fine. Spink 1257.
Log in to get notified when this product is back in stock.
Track Product

Obverse

Facing diademed portrait holding sceptre within linear circle.

Reverse

Cross pattée within circle with annulets in the angles. Letters P A X S within annulets. Legend: possibly Lifpold on Linc.

Grade

GF - Dark patina and full flan with some minor flat areas and scrapes, otherwise good Fine. 

Reviews

We are always proud to show off our previous customers experiences with you and what they thought of our purchasing through with Britannia Coins.

Ekomi Logo
Peter W
20th June 2022
Allan M
20th June 2022
Gregorio M
20th June 2022
Keith N
20th June 2022
Mark R
20th June 2022
Samantha D
18th June 2022
Susan G
14th June 2022
Derek R
9th June 2022
john w
9th June 2022
Chris T
8th June 2022