WAW-D5D384: Medieval coin: cut farthing of possibly Alexander III (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-D5D384

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Medieval coin: cut farthing of possibly Alexander III.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1249
Date to: Circa AD 1286

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.3 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 2007 - Monday 19th March 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing
Ruler/issuer: Alexander III of Scotland
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: The bust is not visible.
Obverse inscription: Illegible.
Reverse description: Voided long cross with a star in the field.
Reverse inscription: I[ ]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Alcester (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP1057
Four figure Latitude: 52.211131
Four figure longitude: -1.855068
1:25K map: SP1057
1:10K map: SP15NW
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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