YORYM-D10B32: Medieval coin : Cut halfpenny

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-D10B32

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver Scottish cut halfpenny of William I 'The Lion', 1165-1214.

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1165
Date to: Circa AD 1214

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 18.1 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: WIL[---]
Reverse description: Voided short cross, with stars in each quarter

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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
Skingley, P. 2002 Coins of Scotland, Ireland and the Islands London Spink & Son Ltd 12-4

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Audit data

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

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