BH-A70947: Medieval coin: Cut Halfpenny of William I of Scotland

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-A70947

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A slightly worn silver Cut halfpenny of William I of Scotland; 1195-1214 AD; minted by Hue at Edinburgh (probably). Measures 18.3mm in diameter, 0.6mm thick and weighs 0.7g.

Class: Cut halfpenny

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1195
Date to: AD 1214

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 10th September 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 07/40 - 45

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: William I of Scotland
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: [Crowned] head left, [holding sceptre].
Obverse inscription: W[ILLELMVS]REX
Reverse description: Voided short-cross, star in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: HU[E ON EDIN]BVR (possibly)
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Clifton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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