YORYM-584F14: Medieval coin : Cut halfpenny of William I

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Unique ID: YORYM-584F14

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Scottish silver cut halfpenny of William I, from his late issue, short cross, Phase B, circa 1205(?) - 1230.


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st April 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson

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 left, with sceptre
Obverse inscription: [----]
Reverse description: Short cross
Reverse inscription: HVE W[ALTER] (the Edinburgh and Perth moneyers working jointly)
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
To be known as: Ebberston and Yedingham

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Spink and Son Ltd 2003 Coins of Scotland, Ireland and the Islands London Spink and Son Ltd 14 5029

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Audit data

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

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