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KENT-3E4A2D: Medieval coin: penny of Alexander III

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-3E4A2D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete Scottish silver penny of Alexander III (AD 1249-1286). Second coinage, Class B2, hair punch A (Spink S5052) dating to c.1280 - 92 AD. A mullet of six points in each quarter giving a total of 24 points. Ref: Spink 2015, pg 18.

Measurements: Diameter: 18.5mm, Weight: 1.31g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.31 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Alexander III of Scotland
Mint or issue place: Unknown
Type: Scottish: Alexander III Long Cross and Stars Second Coinage solid cross (S 5049 - 5059)
Obverse description: Bust right with sceptre before face.
Obverse inscription: +ALEXANDER [DE]I GRA
Reverse description: Long cross, a mullet of six points in each angle
Reverse inscription: REX/SCO/TOR/VM+
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Folkestone and Hythe (District)
Parish or ward: St. Mary in the Marsh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR0526
Four figure Latitude: 50.99686741
Four figure longitude: 0.92009856
1:25K map: TR0526
1:10K map: TR02NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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 18 5052

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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