LIN-089F74: Silver hammered Medieval penny

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Unique ID: LIN-089F74

Object type certainty: Certain
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Scottish penny of Alexander III, Berwick mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Post AD 1280
Date to: Ante AD 1286

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 1.14 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Alexander III of Scotland
Mint or issue place: Berwick
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Crowned bust left, sceptre in front
Obverse inscription: +ALEXANDER[ ]GRA
Reverse description: Long cross, Six pointed pierced mullet in angles (three of four visible).
Reverse inscription: REX SCOTORVM
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: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Fulstow (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF3396
Four figure Latitude: 53.443993
Four figure longitude: 0.001004
1:25K map: TF3396
1:10K map: TF39NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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