LIN-6BBFF1: Medieval silver groat of David II

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-6BBFF1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Scottish silver groat of David II, mint of Edinburgh. Second coinage, struck 1357-67.

Obverse description: Crowned bust left, sceptre in front, all in a plain tressure of arches
Obverse inscription: [DAVI]D DEI GRA REX SCOTORVM
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the legend; mullet of six points in each angle; double saltire stops
Reverse inscription: DNS PTECTOR MS Z LIBERTOR MS; VILLA EDINBVRGh

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1357
Date to: Circa AD 1367

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2 g
Diameter: 28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 8th August 2018 - Wednesday 29th August 2018

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat
Ruler/issuer: David II of Scotland
Mint or issue place: Edinburgh Castle
Type: Scottish: groat of David II (S 5091 - 5104, 5123 - 5125)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left, sceptre in front, all in a plain tressure of arches
Obverse inscription: [DAVI]D DEI GRA REX SCOTORVM
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the legend; mullet of six points in each angle; double saltire stops
Reverse inscription: DNS PTECTOR MS Z LIBERTOR MS; VILLA EDINBVRGh
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Bucknall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF1768
Four figure Latitude: 53.19621917
Four figure longitude: -0.25008498
1:25K map: TF1768
1:10K map: TF16NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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