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Coin - Halfgroat, David II, Scotland, 1357-1367 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 1722

Summary:
Silver coin; Denomination: Halfgroat
Edinburgh mint
David II (1329-1371)

A halfgroat is a twopence coin.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 23 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 1.881 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain - Scotland
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: hammered
DateEra: 1357-1367 AD
Denomination: Halfgroat
Obverse Description: At centre within beaded circle, crowned head of the King facing left with sceptre at left; around, + DA[VID] DEI GRA REX SCOT[ORVM]
Reverse Description: Long cross with five pointed mullet in each angle; around in two concentric circles, inner, VILLA EDINBVRGh; outer, DNS PROTECTOR MEVS
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: King David II, Scotland, Great Britain, 1357-1367
Mint: Edinburgh (Mint), Edinburgh, Scotland
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Coins of Scotland Ireland and the Islands, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2003, Spink 5109 ? Pages

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