LIN-80C5E8: Medieval silver scottish halfpenny

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Unique ID: LIN-80C5E8

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A Scottish silver halfpenny of Alexander III dating to the medieval period.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1280
Date to: Circa AD 1286

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 14 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
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny (copper alloy)
Ruler/issuer: Alexander III of Scotland
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Crowned bust left, sceptre in front
Obverse inscription: ALEXANDER DEI GRA
Reverse description: Long cross, pierced six-pointed star in two angles
Reverse inscription: REX SCOTORVM
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Hale Area

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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