NLM-7E3F66: Scottish Halfpenny of William the Lion

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-7E3F66

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Silver Coin. Cut Halfpenny of Scottish King William I (1165-1214), probably ‘posthumous’ issue of 1205-1230 (Seaby 1972, page 18, no. 5029). Moneyers Walter and HVE Obverse description: Bust and sceptre left. Obverse inscription: [?]A(--) Reverse description: Voided cross with five-pointed star in each quadrant. Reverse inscription: (WALT)ER/HVE Diameter: 17.34mm, Weight: 0.66gms

Class: Scottish Cut Halfpenny
Sub class: William I (The Lion 1165-1214)
Inscription: obverse: [?]A(--) reverse: (WALT)ER/HVE

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.66 g
Diameter: 17.34 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 11th December 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM14133

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: Bust and sceptre left.
Obverse inscription: [?]A(--)
Reverse description: Voided cross with five-pointed star in each quadrant.
Reverse inscription: (WALT)ER/HVE
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

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: Middle Rasen

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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