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Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A cut half hammered silver short cross and stars Scottish (Scotland) penny of William I (William the Lion). These were also issued by his successor, his son Alexander II, for perhaps 15 years after the death of William I in 1214. [s-cScottish] cut halfpenny

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1195
Date to: AD 1230

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Diameter: 18.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 11th September 2004

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr David Evans
Identified by: Mr David Evans

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: William I of Scotland
Obverse description: Bust facing left with inscription around.
Obverse inscription: WIL[...]
Reverse description: Short cross with a 5-pointed star in each quarter and an inscription around
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
Parish or ward: Well (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE2581
Four figure Latitude: 54.224114
Four figure longitude: -1.618056
1:25K map: SE2581
1:10K map: SE28SE
Grid reference source: From finder
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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