DENO-4206C6: Medieval coin; penny of William I of Scotland

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-4206C6

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Medieval Scottish coin; struck silver penny of William I, short cross phase B, c.1205-1230. No mint name and both moneyers Hue (at Edinburgh) and Walter (at Perth) mentioned. 20 points to the mullets on the reverse. Reverse legend retrograde. Obv. Profile head of the king, facing left, with crown and hair of pellets. Sceptre in front. HE REI WILA/[M] Rev. Voided short cross Moline. Single mullet in each quadrant. HVE WALTER in retrograde lettering. Diameter 18.6mm, thickness 0.8mm, weight 1.41g Ref: Spink, page 14, coin 5029

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 1.41 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 11th January 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anja Rohde
Identified by: Miss Anja Rohde

Other reference numbers

Other reference: DERBY E6017

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: William I of Scotland
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Profile head of the king, facing left, with crown and hair of pellets. Sceptre in front.
Obverse inscription: HE REI WILA/[M]
Reverse description: Voided short cross Moline. Single mullet in each quadrant.
Reverse inscription: HVE WALTER in retrograde lettering.
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
To be known as: South Clifton

Spatial coordinates


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

References cited

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Audit data

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

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