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Unique ID: NMS-C429E2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver cut Scottish halfpenny of Alexander III (first coinage) dating to the period AD 1250 - 1280. Uncertain mint. Spink no. 5042 - 5048.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 17.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 8th March 2017 - Wednesday 8th March 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Julie Shoemark
Identified by: Miss Julie Shoemark

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 21648
Other reference: NHRG032017

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, holding sceptre in front
Obverse inscription: ALEX[...]
Reverse description: Voided long cross with six pointed star in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [...E.../h...]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Great Yarmouth (District)
Parish or ward: Martham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG4519
Four figure Latitude: 52.71314952
Four figure longitude: 1.6258099
1:25K map: TG4519
1:10K map: TG41NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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