WILT-B320EA: Medieval coin: Halfpenny of Robert II

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Unique ID: WILT-B320EA

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A Scottish silver halfpenny of Robert II dating to AD 1371-1390. ROBERTVS REX obverse depicting a crowned bust facing left holding sceptre. VILLA EDINRVR reverse depicting a long cross with a mullet (each with a central pellet) in each quarter. Mint of Edinburgh. Cf Spink, 2003, no 5152 (Spink, 2003, Coins of Scotland Ireland and the Islands Pre-Decimal Issues Second Edition, Spink & Son, London p 26 no 5152).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1371
Date to: Circa AD 1390

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.35 g
Diameter: 13.65 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Alyson Tanner
Identified by: Mrs Alyson Tanner

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4794

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Mint or issue place: Edinburgh Castle
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left holding a sceptre.
Obverse inscription: ROBERTVS REX
Reverse description: Long cross with a mullet in each quarter. The mullets each have a central pellet.
Reverse inscription: VILLA EDINRVR
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: West Lavington

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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