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Unique ID: WMID-795A97

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated

A silver cut Scottish farthing, probably of William I 'The Lion' of Scotland (1165-1214) Short Cross and Stars coinage of 1195-1214. The coin is worn.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1195
Date to: Circa AD 1214

Dimensions and weight

Length: 8.35 mm
Width: 11.45 mm
Thickness: 0.62 mm
Weight: 0.2 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st March 2010 - Wednesday 31st March 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Tom Brindle - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Tom Brindle - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut farthing [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: Non English coin 1066 - 1489 [ scope notes | View all attributed records]
Obverse description: Illegible
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Short cross and star
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Medieval coin, a cut Scottish silver farthing, probably of William I of Scotland

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Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands
County: Warwickshire
District: Rugby
To be known as: Rugby District

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Tuesday 15th June 2010
Updated: Tuesday 15th June 2010

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