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Coin of William I who was traditionally associated with founding Arbroath Abbey.
Known during his reign as Garbh, 'the rough', he later became known as William the Lion, possibly because the chronicler Fordun called him ‘leo justiciae’, lion of justice.
Late 11th century, on display at Arbroath Abbey, Angus.
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Date Made
1165-1214
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Dimensions
dia 15mm (dia 9/16")
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Accession No
ARB105

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