COIN

Unique ID: IOW-BEC671

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A Medieval silver short cross cut halfpenny of William I of Scotland (1165-1214 AD), minted by Henri at Perth.
Short Cross and Stars coinage. Short Cross, Phase B, c. 1205(?)-c. 1230. Spink 5033.
Obverse: +LE[ ]AM; Bust left with sceptre
Reverse: +hENRI L[ ]; Voided short cross with a star in each quadrant

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1205
Date to: Circa AD 1230

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 0.69 g
Diameter: 19.71 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 28th March 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2012-2-133

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)

Ruler/issuer: William I of Scotland [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Perth [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: Scottish coins circa 1136 - 1540 [ scope notes | View all attributed records]
Type: Scottish: William I, Short Cross and Stars coinage Phase B (S 5029 - 5033)) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Bust left with sceptre
Obverse inscription: +LE[ ]AM
Reverse description: Voided short cross with a star in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: +hENRI L[ ]
Initial mark: Cross potent
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Isle Of Wight
District: Isle Of Wight
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Wednesday 4th April 2012
Updated: Sunday 8th April 2012

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