CORN-AEF0E1: cut farthing of William I of Scotland (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-AEF0E1

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver cut quarter of a short cross penny of William I (1165-1214) 'The Lion' of Scotland, Short Cross and Stars coinage (1195-1214), Phase A (1195-c.1205), moneyer probably Raul at mint of Roxburgh, Spink 5027.

Notes:

The width of this quarter was doubled to provide an estimate of the diameter of the original coin.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1195
Date to: Circa AD 1205

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 0.35 g
Diameter: 23.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2010 - Thursday 31st December 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Philip Mitchell
Identified by: Mr Philip Mitchell
Secondary identifier: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut farthing
Ruler/issuer: William I of Scotland
Mint or issue place: Roxburgh
Type: Scottish: William I, Short Cross and Stars coinage Phase A (S 5027 - 5028)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left with sceptre in hand to left
Obverse inscription: [+WILELM]VS RE[X]
Reverse description: Short cross with star in each angle.
Reverse inscription: +[RAVL:ON:R]OCE
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Veryan (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW9138
Four figure Latitude: 50.20502821
Four figure longitude: -4.93022797
1:25K map: SW9138
1:10K map: SW98SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Disturbed

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CORN
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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