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Unique ID: YORYM-CD8404

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A hammered silver Scottish (Scotland) cut halfpenny of William I the Lion from the short cross and star coinage (1195-1214). Probably from Phase A from the crude portrait, particularly the eye and nose, dated to 1195-1204. [s-cScottish]

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture:
Date from: AD 1195
Date to: AD 1204

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Diameter: 17.5 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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: William I of Scotland
Obverse description: A bust facing left, back missing but with prominent eye, nose and beard.
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Voided short cross with 5 pointed stars in the quarters.
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)
To be known as: Well

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Well rally find

References cited

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Audit data

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

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