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Unique ID: SUR-6D2481
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published
A Medieval silver Scottish penny of David II (1329-1371), third 'light' coinage, Type 2, (Spink S5130) dating to 1367-71. Mint: Edinburgh. Ref: Spink 2015, pg 27.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 19.5 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 7th August 2021
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Ruler/issuer: David II of Scotland
Mint or issue place: Edinburgh Castle
Type: Scottish: David II Third (light) coinage penny (S 5129 - 5130)
Obverse description: Robert II style crowned head, left, with star at base of sceptre.
Obverse inscription: +DAVID REX SCOTORVM
Reverse description: Long cross with five pointed mullets (with rosettes in centre) in quarters.
Reverse inscription: VILL/AED/InBO/RGh
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
4 Figure: SP7907
Four figure Latitude: 51.7561277
Four figure longitude: -0.85687082
1:25K map: SP7907
1:10K map: SP70NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.
|Author||Publication Year||Title||Publication Place||Publisher||Pages||Reference|
|Spink and Son Ltd||2015||Coins of Scotland, Ireland, the Islands and Anglo-Gallic Coins||London||Spink and Son Ltd||27||5130|