SF-D45355: SF-D45355

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Unique ID: SF-D45355

Object type certainty: Certain
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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 actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1357
Date to: Circa AD 1371

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 12.76 mm
Width: 9.64 mm
Weight: 0.41 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st March 2021

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat
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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Worlingworth

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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