LIN-113FA9: Medieval silver cut halfpenny

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Unique ID: LIN-113FA9

Object type certainty: Certain
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A medieval silver cut halfpenny of William II (1086-1100), 'Cross pattee and fleury type' (c.1095-8; North 855), moneyer: Ascitl (probably), who is known at the Lincoln mint for this type. Diameter 20mm, weight 0.62g. Ref: North 1994: 192.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1095
Date to: Circa AD 1098

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.62 g
Diameter: 20 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: EMC 2017.0260

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: William II of England
Mint or issue place: Lincoln
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: William II BMC iv (N 855)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing holding a sword over right shoulder
Obverse inscription: [W]ILLELM [REX]
Reverse description: Cross pattee over a cross fleury
Reverse inscription: [AS]CITL ON L
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Willoughby with Sloothby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF4970
Four figure Latitude: 53.20619012
Four figure longitude: 0.22950098
1:25K map: TF4970
1:10K map: TF47SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1994 English Hammered Coinage: Volume I. Early Anglo-Saxon to Henry III, c. 600-1272 London Spink and Son Ltd

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Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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