LEIC-79F365: 79F365 scottish medieval silver halfpenny

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Unique ID: LEIC-79F365

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver scottish cut halfpenny of Alexander III? first coinage 1250-1280?

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1250
Date to: AD 1280

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 0.88 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 27th March 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Alexander III of Scotland
Obverse description: Left facing crowned? bust with flowing hair and sceptre in front
Obverse inscription: XANDERE
Reverse description: Voided long cross with stars in quarters
Reverse inscription: S?H?IRD

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Grimston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6721
Four figure Latitude: 52.782431
Four figure longitude: -1.008087
1:25K map: SK6721
1:10K map: SK62SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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