HESH-061EC6: Medieval Coin: Silver cut half-penny of William I 'the lion' of Scotland, Short Cross Phase B c. 1205-1230.

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-061EC6

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Silver cut half-penny of William I 'the lion' of Scotland, Short Cross Phase B c. 1205-1230. Seaby 5029. Moneyer Hue Walter Mint: Edinburgh and Perth - jointly.

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.1 mm
Width: 8.6 mm
Weight: 0.48 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: William I of Scotland
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Much worn bust facing left. The inscription is much abraded
Obverse inscription: [LE R]EI WILA[M]
Reverse description: Voided short cross within a border; in each angle of the cross is a mullet or six pointed star
Reverse inscription: +HV[E WALT]ER
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Prees

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Seaby, P. 1984 Coins of Scotland, Ireland and the Islands: Standard Catalogue of British Coins, Volume 2 Spink and Son Ltd 6 5029

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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