WILT-0B69B8: Medieval silver scottish cut halfpenny of Alexander III

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Unique ID: WILT-0B69B8

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval silver scottish penny of Alexander III, dating to AD 1250-1280. first coinage, Long cross and stars, type V. Uncertain mint. Spink no. 5045.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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: 0.37 g
Diameter: 13.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5374

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
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Voided long cross with stars in each quarter
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Downton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1825
Four figure Latitude: 51.02409174
Four figure longitude: -1.74472808
1:25K map: SU1825
1:10K map: SU12NE
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

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Updated: 2 months ago

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