NLM-1251DE: Medieval Coin: Scottish Halfpenny of William I of Scotland

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-1251DE

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver Coin. Scottish Short Cross Cut Halfpenny of William I of Scotland (1165-1214), probably late or posthumous issue of 1205-1230 (Seaby 1972, page 18 no. 5029), Moneyer Walter, Edinburgh mint.

Obverse description: bearded profile bust left with sceptre before face.

Obverse inscription: (--)EI WIL(--)

Reverse description: Voided short cross with seriffed ends to arms, a five pointed star in each angle.

Reverse inscription: (--)ALT/ER.(--)

Diameter: 18.3mm, Weight: 0.55gms, die axis: probably 9

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1205
Date to: Circa AD 1230

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.55 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 24th June 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM25634

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: William I of Scotland
Mint or issue place: Edinburgh Castle
Type: Scottish: William I, Short Cross and Stars coinage Phase B (S 5029 - 5033))
Obverse description: Bearded profile bust left with sceptre before face
Obverse inscription: (--)EI WIL(--)
Reverse description: Voided short cross with seriffed ends to arms, a five pointed star in each angle
Reverse inscription: (--)ALT/ER.(--)
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Market Rasen

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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