HAMP-275582: Medieval coin: Cut Scottish halfpenny of William I or Alexander II

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-275582

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A worn 13th-century medieval silver cut halfpenny of either William I (1195-1214) or Alexander II (1214-1249) of Scotland. The coin was cut from a penny of the voided short cross type, probably Phase B, possibly minted in Edinburgh by Walter Adam (c. 1205 - c. 1230 AD; cf. Seaby 5030)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1205
Date to: Circa AD 1230

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.2 mm
Width: 9.5 mm
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.65 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st June 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2152

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: William I of Scotland
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Bust facing left? with sceptre
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Voided short cross with stars in quarters
Reverse inscription: ?VTER?
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
To be known as: Exton CP

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
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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