HAMP-6C6A42: Medieval coin: Scottish cut halfpenny of either William I or Alexander II

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-6C6A42

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A very worn and slightly bent early 13th-century silver 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).

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.05 mm
Width: 9.02 mm
Thickness: 0.65 mm
Weight: 0.63 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 14th March 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2379

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 left?
Obverse inscription: ...WI...
Reverse description: Voided short cross with stars in quarters
Reverse inscription: ...R : O?...
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: East Hampshire (District)
Parish or ward: Ropley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6332
Four figure Latitude: 51.083868
Four figure longitude: -1.101949
1:25K map: SU6332
1:10K map: SU63SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Weekend Wanderers USA Tour 2008
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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