LANCUM-CD68D5: Medieval silver cut halfpenny probably of Alexander II

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Unique ID: LANCUM-CD68D5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver hammered cut halfpenny, probably of Alexander II dating from c. AD1235-1249; Coinage in his own name; Spink 5036.


Moneyer: Peris.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1235
Date to: Circa AD 1249

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.66 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 9th February 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Alexander II of Scotland
Type: Scottish: Alexander II , Short Cross and stars coinage Phase D (S 5035 - 5038)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: [...]E[...]AN[...]
Reverse description: Voided short-cross with stars in angles
Reverse inscription: PIERES[...]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Lancaster (District)
To be known as: Carnforth

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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