DUR-37C415: Cut farthing of William I of Scotland (1165-1214)

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Unique ID: DUR-37C415

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Cut farthing of William I of Scotland (1165-1214), extending posthumously to c.1230, part of his 3rd coinage (short cross), most likely the variety without mint name from the EI visible on the obverse. The reverse, hVE gives the moneyer, Hue. Full rev- +hVE:WALTER or similar. The coins without mint name probably date from c.1214 into Alexander III's reign in the 1230s.


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1214
Date to: AD 1230

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.4 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd April 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Secondary identifier: Dr John Naylor

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing
Ruler/issuer: William I of Scotland
Category: Non English coin
Obverse inscription: ...EI...
Reverse description: Short cross with stars/saltires in each quarter
Reverse inscription: ...HVE...
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
Parish or ward: Thornton-le-Street (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4086
Four figure Latitude: 54.2681
Four figure longitude: -1.387337
1:25K map: SE4086
1:10K map: SE48NW
Grid reference source: From finder
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

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Recording Institution: DUR
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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