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Unique ID: SUR-6D2481

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find 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 actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1367
Date to: Circa AD 1371

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 19.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 7th August 2021

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Wycombe (District)
Parish or ward: Longwick-cum-Ilmer (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

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.

References cited

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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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