LIN-6578E5: Medieval silver cut halfpenny

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Unique ID: LIN-6578E5

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Silver penny of Alexander III, long cross type.


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Post AD 1280
Date to: Ante AD 1286

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Diameter: 17 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: Illegible
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Voided long cross, six pointed star in each angle
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: Boston (District)
To be known as: Kirton

Spatial coordinates

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

No references cited so far.

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

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