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Unique ID: SUR-D132C6

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A worn silver Scottish halfgroat of David II (1329-71 AD), third (light) coinage, type 2 (Spink S5127) dating to 1367-1371 AD. Mint: Edinburgh. Ref: Spink 2015, pg 27. 


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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1367
Date to: Circa AD 1371

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.74 g
Diameter: 22 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half groat
Ruler/issuer: David II of Scotland
Mint or issue place: Edinburgh Castle
Type: Scottish: halfgroat of David II (S 5105 - 5113, 5126 - 5128)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left, sceptre in front with star on handle.
Obverse inscription: [...]D+DEI+GRA+[R]EX+SC[...]
Reverse description: Long cross dividing inner and outer legends, mullet in each angle of the cross, all within an inner circle.
Reverse inscription: +DnS/PROT/ECTOR/mEVS // VILL/AED/InBV/RGh
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Kimpton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU2749
Four figure Latitude: 51.23954521
Four figure longitude: -1.61461638
1:25K map: SU2749
1:10K map: SU24NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Spink and Son Ltd 2015 Coins of Scotland, Ireland, the Islands and Anglo-Gallic Coins London Spink and Son Ltd 27 5127

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Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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