COIN

Unique ID: DOR-AF5F65

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A penny of Alexander III of Scotland. REX SCOTORVM (long cross with mullet in each angle) reverse.
Reference: Spink, cf. no. 5054
Date: Medieval - 1280 - 1286
Diameter: 17.95 mm
Weight: 1.11 g
Die axis: 12

Class: Penny

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1280
Date to: Circa AD 1286

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 1.11 g
Diameter: 17.95 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 21st August 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: scms entry 021756

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Alexander III of Scotland [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: Scottish coins circa 1136 - 1540 [ scope notes | View all attributed records]
Type: Scottish: Alexander III Long Cross and Stars Second Coinage solid cross (S 5049 - 5059) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Profile bust, right, crowned and holding sceptre
Obverse inscription: ALEXANDER DEI GRA
Reverse description: Long cross with mullet in each angle
Reverse inscription: REX SCOTORVM
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Medieval coin: Penny of Alexander III of Scotland

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West
County: Dorset
District: West Dorset
Parish: Tolpuddle

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY7894
Four figure Latitude: 50.745184 Four figure longitude: -2.313178
1:25K map: SY7894
1:10K map: SY74NE
WOEID: 26353428
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m[scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

Domesday data within 2 km of discovery point is surfaced via the excellent Open Domesday website.

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Created: Monday 9th January 2012
Updated: Tuesday 24th January 2012

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