HAMP-789E96: Medieval coin: Penny of Alexander III

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-789E96

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn and incomplete late 13th-century silver medieval penny of Alexander III of Scotland, uncertain mint (c. 1280 - 1286 AD). The coin has been bent and had fractured towards the circumference. The circumferential loss is up to the internal beaded border.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.2 mm
Width: 17.15 mm
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 1.0775 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 27th May 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2153

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Alexander III of Scotland
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left with sceptre
Obverse inscription: [AL]EXANDER DE[I...]
Reverse description: Long cross patty dividing the field into quarters: six-pointed mullet in each quarter
Reverse inscription: REX/SCO[TOR/VM]+
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Chichester (District)
To be known as: Duncton CP

Spatial coordinates


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: HAMP
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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