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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-55C581

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated

A Medieval silver penny of Alexander III of Scotland (1249-1286 AD). Second Coinage (c. 1280-c. 1292 AD). Spink Number: 5050.
Obverse: ALEXANDER DEI GRA; Crowned bust with sceptre left
Reverse: REX/SCO/TOR/VM+; Long cross dividing the inscription with a mullet of six points in each quadrant

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1280
Date to: Circa AD 1292

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 1.16 g
Diameter: 19.5 mm
Quantity: 1

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Jennifer Jackson - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Miss Jennifer Jackson - [view all attributed records]

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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)

Ruler/issuer: Alexander III of Scotland [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: Scottish coins circa 1136 - 1540 [ scope notes | View all attributed records]
Obverse description: Crowned bust with sceptre left
Obverse inscription: ALEXANDER DEI GRA
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription with a mullet of six points in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: REX/SCO/TOR/VM+
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Medway
District: Medway
To be known as: Cliffe and Cliffe Woods

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]

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Created: Wednesday 11th April 2012
Updated: Wednesday 11th April 2012

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