DENO-69C957: Medieval Scottish coin; cut halfpenny of William I

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-69C957

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Medieval Scottish coin; struck silver cut halfpenny of William I (William the Lion) from the short cross phase B, dating to the late reign of William I or the posthumous issue c. 1205-1230. No mint but the moneyers Hue and Walter are both named. Obv. Crowned bust of king left, front of face and crown present [LE RE]I W[ILAM] Rev. Voided short cross with a six-pointed star in each present quadrant [HV]E WA[LTER] Diameter 18.9mm, thickness 0.4mm, weight 0.47g Spink ‘Coins of Scotland, Ireland and the Islands’ (pp. 14, no. 5029)

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 18.9 mm
Weight: 0.47 g
Diameter: 0.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 16th September 2008

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: DERBY E6251

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: Crowned bust of king left, front of face and crown present
Obverse inscription: [LE RE]I W[ILAM]
Reverse description: Voided short cross with a six-pointed star in each present quadrant
Reverse inscription: [HV]E WA[LTER]
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Rushcliffe (District)
To be known as: Orston

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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