HAMP-CEB632: Medieval coin: Scottish cut halfpenny of either William I or Alexander II

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-CEB632

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A very worn silver early 13th-century medieval 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, unclear mint and moneyer (c. 1205 - c. 1230 AD).

Notes:

This record was made at a rally and may thus fall below our usual standards of recording.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16.25 mm
Width: 7.6 mm
Thickness: 0.55 mm
Weight: 0.4 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 9th March 2008

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
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 right? with ?sceptre
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Voided short cross with stars in quarters
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Compton and Shawford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4624
Four figure Latitude: 51.013547
Four figure longitude: -1.345645
1:25K map: SU4624
1:10K map: SU42SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Weekend Wanderers rally
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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