YORYM-F2EDF7: Medieval Coin : Cut halfpenny of William I

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-F2EDF7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver cut halfpenny of William I dating to the period AD 1068 – 1070. Bonnet issue. Voided cross with annulet centre and pellets between two crescents at end of each limb reverse. Moneyer possibly Aelmer. Mint of Lincoln. BMC ii.

North, Vol I, p.191, no.842.

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1068
Date to: Circa AD 1070

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.81 mm
Weight: 0.65 g
Diameter: 19.65 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: COVID-19 remote record

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: William the Conqueror
Mint or issue place: Lincoln
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: William I BMC ii (N 842)
Obverse description: Facing bust
Obverse inscription: PI[LEM REX] A
Reverse description: Voided cross with annulet centre and pellets between two crescents at end of each limb
Reverse inscription: [--]R ON LIN[-]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Harrogate (District)
Parish or ward: Spofforth with Stockeld (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE3652
Four figure Latitude: 53.96283588
Four figure longitude: -1.45278752
1:25K map: SE3652
1:10K map: SE35SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Updated: About one year ago

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