LEIC-2174D4: Medieval silver scottish penny of William I

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Unique ID: LEIC-2174D4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Medieval Scottish silver short cross penny of William I ('The Lion') of Scotland, 1165-1214, Phase B (c.1205-1230s.)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.31 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 30th September 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Dr John Naylor

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: William I of Scotland
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Left facing crowned bust with Sceptre
Obverse inscription: +LE R[EI] W[ILLAM]
Reverse description: Voided short cross and mullets
Reverse inscription: +hVE W[ALTER]
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: North West Leicestershire (District)
Parish or ward: Measham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK3412
Four figure Latitude: 52.704608
Four figure longitude: -1.49825
1:25K map: SK3412
1:10K map: SK31SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Recorded at Covmoles rally

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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