NLM-1CF987: Medieval coin fragment: Scots penny of Alexander III

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-1CF987

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin fragment. Scots long cross penny of Alexander III (1249-1286), second coinage of 1280-1286

Obverse description: bust left, sceptre before face.

Obverse inscription: (--)DEI G[RA]

Reverse inscription: long cross, star or mullet of six points in each visible angle,

Reverse inscription: (--)REX

Diameter (in excess of): 14.8mm, Weight: 0.48gms, die axis: possibly 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1280
Date to: Circa AD 1286

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.48 g
Diameter: 14.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 24th February 2022

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM49581

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Alexander III of Scotland
Type: Scottish: Alexander III, Long cross and stars second coinage solid cross (S 5049 - 5064)
Obverse description: Bust left, sceptre before face
Obverse inscription: (--)DEI G[RA]
Reverse description: Long cross, star or mullet of six points in each visible angle,
Reverse inscription: (--)REX
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Market Rasen

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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