NLM-93FC26: Medieval Coin: Scots Halfpenny of Alexander III

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-93FC26

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Scots round halfpenny of Alexander III (1249-1286), second coinage of 1280-1286, Seaby 1972 no. 5061

Obverse description: Bust left, sceptre before face; initial cross pattee.

Obverse inscription: +ALEXAN[DE]R[--]

Reverse description: Long cross, a star of six points with central pellet in opposed quarters.

Reverse inscription: [RE]X/SCO/TOR/[VM]

Diameter: 15.1mm, Weight: 0.49gms, die axis: 3

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1280
Date to: Exactly AD 1286

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.49 g
Diameter: 15.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 11th March 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM38899

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 Second coinage solid cross (S 5060 - 5062)
Obverse description: Bust left, sceptre before face
Obverse inscription: +ALEXAN[DE]R[--]
Reverse description: Long cross, a star of six points with central pellet in opposed quarters
Reverse inscription: [RE]X/SCO/TOR/[VM]
Initial mark: cross pattee.
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Roxby cum Risby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9114
Four figure Latitude: 53.61465305
Four figure longitude: -0.62588526
1:25K map: SE9114
1:10K map: SE91SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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