S.1281, Dunwich, Turstein -
Stephen (1135-54), Penny, 1.47g, Profile / Cross and Piles type, Dunwich, Turstein, crowned bust left, holding sceptre in front, rev. + TVRSTEIN [ON] DV, cross fleury with a pile surmounted by a trefoil of annulets in each angle (Mack -: N.879; S.1281), very rare. Images and selected text reproduced by kind permission of Spink and Son Ltd, London, auction: 18048 - The Williams Collection Part III - Norman Coins, Lot: 417. Provenance: Wicklewood hoard, Christie's, 15 May 1990, lot 96.
In 1989 a hoard of medieval coins minted during the reign of Henry I and Stephen was found in Wicklewood, south Norfolk. A subsequent salvage excavation and fieldwalking at the find site produced further coins and objects from other periods including a number of Roman artefacts.