WMID-795A97: Medieval coin, a cut Scottish silver farthing, probably of William I of Scotland

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Unique ID: WMID-795A97

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver cut Scottish farthing, probably of William I 'The Lion' of Scotland (1165-1214) Short Cross and Stars coinage of 1195-1214. The coin is worn.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1195
Date to: Circa AD 1214

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 8.35 mm
Width: 11.45 mm
Thickness: 0.62 mm
Weight: 0.2 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st March 2010 - Wednesday 31st March 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Tom Brindle
Identified by: Dr Tom Brindle

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut farthing
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Illegible
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Short cross and star
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Rugby (District)
To be known as: Rugby District

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: Tuesday 15th June 2010
Updated: Tuesday 15th June 2010

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