NCL-998DE2: Medieval Coin: penny of William I of Scotland

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Unique ID: NCL-998DE2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver penny of William I of Scotland. Class 2 of second issue, bearing mint name, and dated to 1174-1195.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Post AD 1174
Date to: Ante AD 1195

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.86 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 18.19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st April 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Robert Collins
Identified by: Dr Robert Collins

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: William I of Scotland
Mint or issue place: Berwick
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Left-facing crowned bust with a sceptre surmounted by a cross potent in front of the face.
Obverse inscription: ...AM...
Reverse description: Cross pattee with crescent and pellet in each quarter, colons between letters.
Reverse inscription: W...BEREW...
Initial mark: Cross
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Norham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NT8946
Four figure Latitude: 55.707315
Four figure longitude: -2.176612
1:25K map: NT8946
1:10K map: NT84NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NCL
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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