LIN-E53DE4: Medieval silver hammered cut halfpenny

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Unique ID: LIN-E53DE4

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William the Lion 'Edinburgh, Scotland' Short Cross Penny.


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Post AD 1165
Date to: Ante AD 1214

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: William I of Scotland
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: [LE REI] WILLAM
Reverse description: Voided short cross, six pointed star in angles
Reverse inscription: [HVE] WALTER
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Spilsby

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

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