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Unique ID: SF-D45355
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A fragment of a silver medieval Scottish groat of David II, dating to the period AD 1357-71. Second or third coinage. Minted in Edinburgh.
Spink nos.5091 - 5104, 5123 - 5125
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Length: 12.76 mm
Width: 9.64 mm
Weight: 0.41 g
Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st March 2021
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Ruler/issuer: David II of Scotland
Mint or issue place: Edinburgh Castle
Type: Scottish: groat of David II (S 5091 - 5104, 5123 - 5125)
Obverse description: Unclear
Obverse inscription: +D[...]RVM
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the legend in two circles
Reverse inscription: +D[...]VS// VI[...]Gh
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.
No references cited so far.