DENO-F4B7B4: Medieval Scottish coin; cut farthing of William I

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-F4B7B4

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Medieval coin; Scottish struck silver cut farthing of William I, short cross coinage, phase B, dating to c.1205-1230. This coin is of the type without a mint name but with both the Edinburgh and Perth moneyers’ names. Obverse mintmark missing. Obv. Crowned bust facing left LE R[EI WILAM] Rev. Voided short cross with six-pointed star in the present quadrant. [HVE WALT]ER Length 9.8mm, thickness 0.9mm, weight 0.32g Ref: Spink ‘Coins of Scotland, Ireland and the Islands’, page 14, coin 5029

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 9.8 mm
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 0.32 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st September 2004

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: DERBY E6056

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing
Ruler/issuer: William I of Scotland
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left
Obverse inscription: LE R[EI WILAM]
Reverse description: Voided short cross with six-pointed star in the present quadrant.
Reverse inscription: [HVE WALT]ER:
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: 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)
Parish or ward: Farndon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7852
Four figure Latitude: 53.059567
Four figure longitude: -0.837597
1:25K map: SK7852
1:10K map: SK75SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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