LIN-15B8B1: Medieval Coin : Cut Halfpenny of William II

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Unique ID: LIN-15B8B1

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A silver medieval cut halfpenny of William II. Moneyer Theodred at Hastings mint (AD 1089-1092; North 853).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1089
Date to: Exactly AD 1092

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.66 g
Diameter: 19.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alastair Willis
Identified by: Mr Alastair Willis

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: William II of England
Mint or issue place: Hastings
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: William II BMC iii (N 853)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing between two stars
Obverse inscription: [WILLEL]M REI
Reverse description: Voided cross pattée with annulet in centre over a cross annulettée.
Reverse inscription: [THEODRE]D ON HA[ESTI]
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock

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: West Lindsey

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: LIN
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Updated: 4 years ago

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