DENO-EBE2E1: Medieval cut halfpenny of unknown Scottish king

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-EBE2E1

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A cut silver medieval halfpenny of Alexander III of Scotland (1249-1286). Obverse shows bust of king facing. [...]AN[...]. Reverse is voided long cross with 6 pointed start in visible quadrants. [...]IR[...]. Unknown type, mint and moneyer dated to the period 1250-1280.

Diameter 18.4mm, thickness 0.4mm, weight 0.58g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 0.58 g
Diameter: 18.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 9th October 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anja Rohde
Identified by: Miss Anja Rohde
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

Other reference numbers

Other reference: DERBY E5894

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: Bust of the king, very little now visible.
Obverse inscription: […]AN[…]
Reverse description: Voided long cross with six-pointed star in the visible quadrants
Reverse inscription: […]IR/[…]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
Parish or ward: Collingham (Civil Parish)

References cited

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Created: 11 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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