WAW-325BF5: Obverse and reverse of a cut halfpenny of William I.

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Unique ID: WAW-325BF5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A late or postumous issue cut halfpenny of William I.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 18.56 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st March 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

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: Right-hand side of the bust.
Obverse inscription: + [ ]EI W
Reverse description: Short voided cross with 6-pointed star in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: WALT

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wychavon (District)
Parish or ward: Honeybourne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP1143
Four figure Latitude: 52.08524575
Four figure longitude: -1.84088141
1:25K map: SP1143
1:10K map: SP14SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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