LIN-822CA2: Silver medieval cut halfpenny

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Unique ID: LIN-822CA2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Scottish silver cut half penny of Alexander (1250-80).


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Post AD 1250
Date to: Ante AD 1280

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.62 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Alexander III of Scotland
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust
Obverse inscription: ALEXAND[
Reverse description: Voided long cross, star in each angle
Reverse inscription: ]TE[
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SZ4887
Four figure Latitude: 50.680686
Four figure longitude: -1.321975
1:25K map: SZ4887
1:10K map: SZ47NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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