YORYM-57FFD8: Medieval Coin : Scottish penny of William I

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-57FFD8

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A silver Scottish cut halfpenny of William I ‘The Lion’, from his late and posthumous issue, short cross, Phase B circa 1205-1230. Coins of Scotland, Ireland and the Islands, 2003, Spink, p14, 5029.

Class: Phase B

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 17.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 12th August 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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: Short cross with a star in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [HV]E W[ALTER] (the Edinburgh and Perth moneyers working jointly)
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Newbald

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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 p14 5029

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Audit data

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

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