IOW-0EBEB6: Medieval Coin: Scottish Cut Farthing of Alexander III

Rights Holder: Isle of Wight Council
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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-0EBEB6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete silver cut farthing of Alexander III of Scotland. First Coinage, AD 1250 - c. AD 1280 (Spink 2002, 16-17).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 9 mm
Width: 9 mm
Weight: 0.34 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 24th September 2008

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2008-1-408

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: Uncertain
Obverse inscription: ]R[
Reverse description: Voided long cross with a star in the quadrant
Reverse inscription: ]V[
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

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)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

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
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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