SUSS-A3BD46: Medieval coin : Scottish cut halfpenny

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-A3BD46

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

Silver cut halfpenny of a Scottish King, possibly Alexander III.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.62 g
Diameter: 18.12 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st February 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Alexander III of Scotland
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: [ALE]X[-----]
Reverse description: Voided long cross, with star in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: ALEX O[N------]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Horsham (District)
To be known as: Near Pulborough

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

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

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