WAW-3024F6: Obverse and reverse of a cut halfpenny of Alexander III.

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Unique ID: WAW-3024F6

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

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture:
Date from: Circa AD 1249
Date to: Circa AD 1286

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.74 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 28th March 2004 - Thursday 29th April 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Alexander III of Scotland
Obverse description: Bust, in profile facing left holding a sceptre.
Obverse inscription: XANDE[R R]
Reverse description: Long voided cross with a star in each quarter. The stars has six points.
Reverse inscription: [ ] / LA

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Malvern Hills (District)
Parish or ward: Kempsey (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO8548
Four figure Latitude: 52.130099
Four figure longitude: -2.220543
1:25K map: SO8548
1:10K map: SO84NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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