HAMP-7F0304: Medieval coin: Cut farthing of William I of Scotland (probably)

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-7F0304

Object type certainty: Certain
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An early 13th-century medieval silver cut farthing of either William I (1195-1214) or Alexander II (1214-1249) of Scotland. The coin was cut from a penny of the voided short cross type, Phase B, probably minted under Hue/Walter (c. 1205 - c. 1230 AD; cf. Seaby 5029)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 9.3 mm
Width: 8.8 mm
Weight: 0.25 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st February 2010 - Sunday 28th February 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley
Secondary identifier: Ms Ros Tyrrell

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2826; 395

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: William I of Scotland
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Bust facing left with sceptre
Obverse inscription: ...W...
Reverse description: Voided short cross with stars in quarters
Reverse inscription: ...?E W...
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Hart (District)
To be known as: Bramshill

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
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: HAMP
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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