LEIC-4C8A79: Alexander III penny

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-4C8A79

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval silver Scottish penny of Alexander III (1249-86 AD), first coinage (voided long cross and stars), Type IV (Spink S5044), dating to AD 1250 - 1280. Moneyer: Walter. Mint: Dun? Both obverse and reverse legends retrograde. Ref: Spink 2015, pg 17. 
Diameter: 17.4 mm
Weight: 1.44 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1280

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.44 g
Diameter: 17.4 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: RCM 0721

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Alexander III of Scotland
Type: Scottish: Alexander III Long cross and stars first coinage with voided cross (S 5042 - 5048)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left with sceptre infront Legend in retrograde
Obverse inscription: X[...]REDNAXELA
Reverse description: Voided long cross with six pointed star in each quarter legend retrograde
Reverse inscription: WA/LTE/RO/ND
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Rushcliffe (District)
Parish or ward: Bunny (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK5829
Four figure Latitude: 52.85537854
Four figure longitude: -1.14008747
1:25K map: SK5829
1:10K map: SK52NE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
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 14 5044

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