SF-516549: Medieval coin; silver cut halfpenny of Alexander III

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-516549

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver hammered cut-halfpenny struck for Alexander III of Scotland, dating c. 1250-1280. 'Long cross and stars' issue, probably type V, uncertain mint and moneyer. As Seaby 1984, p. 9, no. 5045.

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: 0.67 g
Diameter: 17.36 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 10th January 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut 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: Crowned bust left, with sceptre to left
Obverse inscription: ALE[XANDER R]EX
Reverse description: Voided long cross with star in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [...]RD/VA[...]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Updated: 2 years ago

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