LEIC-BF3BD5: Medieval silver scottish longcross halfpenny

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-BF3BD5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Medieval silver Scottish long cross cut halfpenny of Alexander III (first coinage 1250-1280).

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 0.55 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st October 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

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: Left facing bust with sceptre
Obverse inscription: DE'REX
Reverse description: Voided long cross and mullets (stars)
Reverse inscription: DER ION
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: North West Leicestershire (District)
Parish or ward: Ibstock (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK4009
Four figure Latitude: 52.677232
Four figure longitude: -1.40982
1:25K map: SK4009
1:10K map: SK40NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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