LEIC-3580E5: Medieval scottish farthing of William I

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Unique ID: LEIC-3580E5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Medieval Scottish silver cut farthing of William I, probably short cross and stars phase A, 1195-1204.


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1195
Date to: AD 1204

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 9 mm
Width: 10 mm
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.28 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 8th March 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing
Ruler/issuer: William I of Scotland
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Part of crowned and sceptred bust
Obverse inscription: O ? (similar form on coin in ref book but shouldn't be there)
Reverse description: Voided short cross with flared terminals and mullet in quarter
Reverse inscription: -NE
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Scalford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7824
Four figure Latitude: 52.807919
Four figure longitude: -0.844319
1:25K map: SK7824
1:10K map: SK72SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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