SF-338760: Cut Hlafpenny of Alexander III of Scotland

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-338760

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cut silver voided long-cross Scottish halfpenny of Alexander III, 1st coinage, c.1250-1280 AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.74 g
Diameter: 17.8 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Alexander III of Scotland
Type: Scottish: Alexander III Long cross and stars first coinage with voided cross (S 5042 - 5048)
Obverse description: Uncertain crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: ALEXAN[]
Reverse description: Voided long-cross dividing the legend, six pointed star in each angle of the cross, all within an inner circle
Reverse inscription: ION/[]/[]/[ON?]P
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Sutton

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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