SOM-DA1725: Medieval coin: Scottish cut halfpenny of William I

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Unique ID: SOM-DA1725

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Medieval Scottish silver cut halfpenny of William I (1165-1214), short cross phase A, minted by an uncertain moneyer (possibly Walter) at Perth, 1195 - c. 1205 AD, Spink 5027.

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
Width: 9.1 mm
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 0.51 g
Diameter: 17.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 22364

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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 facing left
Obverse inscription: [WILL]ELmV[S REX]
Reverse description: Short voided cross pattee with a five pointed star in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [...O]N PE[R]T
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Sedgemoor (District)
To be known as: Chedzoy

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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