HAMP-963005: Medieval coin: Penny of William I (of Scotland)

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Unique ID: HAMP-963005

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A slightly bent late 12th-/early 13th-century medieval silver penny of William I (1195-1214) of Scotland, voided short cross type, Phase A, struck by the moneyer Raul at Roxburgh mint (1195 - c. 1205 AD; Spink 5027).

This coin has a hairline crack across its centre but otherwise survives very well.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.55 mm
Width: 18.9 mm
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 1.36 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 15th April 2012

Rally details.

This object was found at Leisure Promotions at East Stratton, Hants 15th April 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3252

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: Roxburgh
Type: Scottish: William I, Short Cross and Stars coinage Phase A (S 5027 - 5028)
Obverse description: Bust crowned facing left with sceptre before
Obverse inscription: + WILELMVS R-X
Reverse description: Voided short cross with stars in quarters
Reverse inscription: + RAVL . ON ROCE (quatrefoil of pellets) (the 'N' seems to be retrograde)
Initial mark: Cross potent
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Micheldever (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5440
Four figure Latitude: 51.156714
Four figure longitude: -1.229229
1:25K map: SU5440
1:10K map: SU54SW
WOEID: 19095
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: Thursday 26th April 2012
Updated: Thursday 26th April 2012

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