LEIC-33DE63: Medieval scottish silver penny

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Unique ID: LEIC-33DE63

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Medieval scottish silver penny of Alexander III, probably S 5052, 17mm in diameter, 1mm thick and weighing 1.35 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.35 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 5th May 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Alexander III of Scotland
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Left facing crowned bust holding sceptre in front of face
Obverse inscription: ALEXANDERDEIGRA
Reverse description: Long cross with mullets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: REXSCOTORVM
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Hinckley and Bosworth (District)
Parish or ward: Peckleton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4499
Four figure Latitude: 52.587031
Four figure longitude: -1.351992
1:25K map: SP4499
1:10K map: SP49NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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