LON-DEBF38: A Medieval silver half penny of Robert II of Scotland (AD 1371-1390), Mint of Edinburgh.

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-DEBF38

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

A Medieval silver half penny of Robert II of Scotland (AD 1371-1390), Mint of Edinburgh. A similar coin on the database is BERK-AB2DB3.

Obverse: Crowned bust left, holding sceptre: ROBER[TV]S REX

Reverse: Long cross dividing field into four quarters - a mullet of five points in each quarter: VILL[A E]DINRVR

Dimensions: diameter: 12.51mm; weight: 0.32g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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: 0.32 g
Diameter: 12.51 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Identified by: Mr Stuart Wyatt

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Robert II of Scotland
Mint or issue place: Edinburgh Castle
Type: Scottish: halfpenny of Robert II (S 5152 - 5153)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left, holding sceptre
Obverse inscription: ROBER[TV]S REX
Reverse description: Long cross dividing field into four quarters - a mullet of five points in each quarter
Reverse inscription: VILL[A EDINRVR
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Southwark (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Cathedrals (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3280
Four figure Latitude: 51.5035277
Four figure longitude: -0.09955492
1:25K map: TQ3280
1:10K map: TQ38SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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