BERK-CBF286: Medieval coin: Penny of William I of Scotland

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-CBF286

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver penny of William I 'The Lion' of Scotland, (AD 1165-1214), short cross and stars coinage (AD 1195-1214). Struck by the moneyer Walter in Perth AD 1195-1205 (Phase A), Spink (2003) 5027.

Notes:

Identification and photograph provided by finder via email: no dimensions available. Not seen by FLO.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1195
Date to: Circa AD 1205

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 30th August 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Mr K. Gutteridge
Secondary identifier: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2011.254

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: William I of Scotland
Mint or issue place: Perth
Type: Scottish: William I, Short Cross and Stars coinage Phase A (S 5027 - 5028)
Obverse description: Head left with sceptre, crown of pellets
Obverse inscription: WILLELMVS REX
Reverse description: Voided short cross with stars in angles
Reverse inscription: WA[LT]ER ON [PE]RT
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Great Faringdon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU2895
Four figure Latitude: 51.653098
Four figure longitude: -1.596667
1:25K map: SU2895
1:10K map: SU29NE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
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: BERK
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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