HAMP-A69C32: Medieval coin: Scottish cut halfpenny of either William I or Alexander II

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-A69C32

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An early 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, Phase B, probably minted under Hue/Walter (c. 1205 - c. 1230 AD; cf. Seaby 5029)

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 mm
Width: 9.75 mm
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 0.75 g

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 12

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: [LE R]EI WILA[M]
Reverse description: Voided short cross with stars in quarters
Reverse inscription: + ?hV...?R (pellets arranged in quatrefoil)
Die axis measurement: 4 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: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Little Somborne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3835
Four figure Latitude: 51.113039
Four figure longitude: -1.458527
1:25K map: SU3835
1:10K map: SU33NE
Grid reference source: From finder
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: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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