WILT-9F9E2A: Medieval coin: Cut halfpenny of William II

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Unique ID: WILT-9F9E2A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cut Medieval silver halfpenny of William II (1087-1100) in two fragments, cross in quatrefoil (1089-92), North 852. Mint possibly Wilton [PILTI] and moneyer Aeilfwine [IELFPINE].

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1087
Date to: Circa AD 1100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.65 g
Diameter: 26.45 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 16th November 2015

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 4263

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: William II of England
Mint or issue place: Wilton Castle
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: William II BMC ii (N 852)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing holding a sword.
Obverse inscription: [...]ELM REX
Reverse description: Quatrefoil with pellet in each angle, enclosing a cross pattee with annulet in centre.
Reverse inscription: +IE[...]L[...]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: New Forest (District)
Parish or ward: Breamore (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1520
Four figure Latitude: 50.97921639
Four figure longitude: -1.78770725
1:25K map: SU1520
1:10K map: SU12SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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