LIN-8901C0: Medieval silver cut halfpenny

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-8901C0

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A Scottish silver cut halfpenny of Alexander III.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st June 2010

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)

Ruler/issuer: Alexander III of Scotland
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Crowned bust left, sceptre infront
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Long cross, mullet in angles
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Tetford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF3273
Four figure Latitude: 53.237629
Four figure longitude: -0.023621
1:25K map: TF3273
1:10K map: TF37SW
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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