KENT-CB85F3: A Medieval cut half penny of William I of Scotland.

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Unique ID: KENT-CB85F3

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A Medieval silver cut half penny William I of Scotland, short cross Phase B 1205-1230 AD. The reverse legend is unclear. Spink 5029-5032.


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 16.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st February 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Jennifer Jackson
Identified by: Miss Jennifer Jackson

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: William I of Scotland
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Head Facing right.
Obverse inscription: [LE] REI W[ILLAM]
Reverse description: Voided short cross surrounded by the legend. Star in each corner.
Reverse inscription: [...]WA[...]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Shepway (District)
To be known as: Old Romney

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Skingley, P. 2002 Coins of Scotland, Ireland and the Islands London Spink & Son Ltd 5029-5032

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

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