NLM-A2A8F8: Medieval Coin: Scots Penny of William I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-A2A8F8

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Scottish short cross penny of William I (1165-1214), late or posthumous issue of 1205-1230, possibly Seaby (1972) no. 5029.

Obverse description: Bust left, sceptre before face. Plain initial cross, legend normal.

Obverse inscription: +LE REI WILAM

Reverse description: Voided short cross, mullet or star of six points in each angle.

Reverse inscription: WAL/TER/[----]

Diameter: 17.6mm, Weight: 0.93gms, die axis: possibly 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.93 g
Diameter: 17.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 5th June 2018

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: NLM39590

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: William I of Scotland
Mint or issue place: Edinburgh Castle
Type: Scottish: William I, Short Cross and Stars coinage not further defined (S 5027 - 5033)
Obverse description: Bust left, sceptre before face
Obverse inscription: +LE REI WILAM
Reverse description: Voided short cross, mullet or star of six points in each angle.
Reverse inscription: WAL/TER/[----]
Initial mark: Plain or Roman initial cross
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
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: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Swinhope

Spatial coordinates


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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 29 days ago
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