LEIC-D2314E: Medieval silver Scottish cut halfpenny of William I 'the Lion' of Scotland (1165-1214) or Alexander II of Scotland (1214-1259)

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-D2314E

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver Scottish cut halfpenny of William I (1165-1214) or Alexander II (1214-1259). Short cross and stars coinage, mint uncertain, 1195-1230.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1195
Date to: Circa AD 1230

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.71 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Joyce Lee
Identified by: Wendy Scott

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 - Alexander III of Scotland
Type: Scottish: Short cross and stars coinage not further defined
Obverse description: Part of bust with sceptre
Reverse description: Voided short cross with star in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: H/N[...]?

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Hinckley and Bosworth (District)
Parish or ward: Twycross (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK3106
Four figure Latitude: 52.65085155
Four figure longitude: -1.54320985
1:25K map: SK3106
1:10K map: SK30NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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