LEIC-07B037: 07B037 alex III cut halfpenny

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Unique ID: LEIC-07B037

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval Scottish Silver cut half penny of Alexander III, first coinage.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.75 mm
Weight: 0.62 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 9th May 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Alexander III of Scotland
Mint or issue place: Berwick
Obverse description: Right facing bust (only nose visible) and sceptre
Obverse inscription: ALEX
Reverse description: Voided long cross and two mullets
Reverse inscription: [...]ON
Initial mark: cross patee

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Melton Craven (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7618
Four figure Latitude: 52.754278
Four figure longitude: -0.875373
1:25K map: SK7618
1:10K map: SK71NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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