NCL-DE8F76: Medieval Coin: penny of William I of Scotland

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COIN

Unique ID: NCL-DE8F76

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver penny of William I of Scotland, probably class 2, c. 1205 to 1230. The moneyer(s) is/are Hue Walter, with the coin minted at Roxburgh.

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.72 mm
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 19.16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 13th July 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Robert Collins
Identified by: Dr Robert Collins

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: Bust left with sceptre in front of the face
Obverse inscription: : ROI WILL...[legend retrograde, beginning at 6 o'clock]
Reverse description: Voided short cross with stars in each quarter
Reverse inscription: +hVEW...RO
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Carlisle (District)
Parish or ward: Rockcliffe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NY3462
Four figure Latitude: 54.948265
Four figure longitude: -3.031951
1:25K map: NY3462
1:10K map: NY36SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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

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