“Sword type” penny of William I

Issued by: William I
Denomination: Penny
Mint: Sandwich
Period: Anglo-Saxon
Date found: 06/07/2022
Location: Bremhill, Wiltshire


The PAS has only recorded 19 “Sword type” pennies of William and this is the first from Wiltshire and the the South West of England. It has therefore been designated a Find of Note of Regional Importance. The reverse reads IELFEH ON SANDP giving the moneyer as Aelfheah and the mint as Sandwich.