IOW-662601: Medieval Coin: Scottish cut halfpenny of William I or Alexander II (in the name of William)

Rights Holder: Isle of Wight Council
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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-662601

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete Scottish silver cut halfpenny of William I or Alexander II in the name of William, AD 1195 - c. 1235 (Spink 2002, 13-14).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1195
Date to: Circa AD 1235

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.69 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 11th March 2009

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2009-1-185

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: Head (probably left)
Obverse inscription: +WI[ ]
Reverse description: Voided short cross with a six pointed star in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: Unclear
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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