NLM-8D6602: Medieval Coin: Scots halfpenny of William I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-8D6602

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Scottish short cross cut halfpenny of William I of Scotland (1165-1214) short cross and stars coinage of 1195-1214, probably Phase B of 1205-1230 which includes posthumous issues.

Obverse description: Bust left with sceptre before face.

Obverse inscription: (--)[---] .T(--)

Reverse description: Voided short cross, stars of six points in angles.

Reverse inscription: (--)ALT[ER]

Diameter: 18mm, Weight: 0.62gms, die axis: probably 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.62 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 10th April 2016

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: NLM32108

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
Type: Scottish: William I, Short Cross and Stars coinage Phase B (S 5029 - 5033))
Obverse description: Bust left with sceptre before face.
Obverse inscription: (--)[---] .T(--)
Reverse description: Voided short cross, stars of six points in angles.
Reverse inscription: (--)ALT[ER]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Winteringham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9421
Four figure Latitude: 53.67702195
Four figure longitude: -0.57843757
1:25K map: SE9421
1:10K map: SE92SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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