LIN-D548E2: Medieval silver cut halfpenny

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Unique ID: LIN-D548E2

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A cut silver halfpenny of William I, 'profile/cross fleury' type, struck circa 1066-1068.

One corner is damaged and now bent over obscuring the view of the reverse.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1066
Date to: Circa AD 1068

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17 mm
Weight: 0.55 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st June 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: William the Conqueror
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: William I BMC i (N 839)
Obverse description: Bust left crowned and diademed; in front, a sceptre
Obverse inscription: WILLE[MVS REX]
Reverse description: Cross fleury with an annulet in centre
Reverse inscription: SRI?P/RA?N?O
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Addlethorpe

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

References cited

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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