ESS-0DE5B1: ESS-0DE5B1 Medieval coin: Scottish Penny of Alexander III

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Unique ID: ESS-0DE5B1

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver coin: Scottish penny of Alexander III, minted 1249-1280AD. The coin is damaged and incomplete.


Recorded at a rally.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1249
Date to: AD 1280

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 12.23 mm
Width: 9.22 mm
Thickness: 0.67 mm
Weight: 0.5 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 8th September 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Laura McLean
Identified by: Laura McLean

Other reference numbers

Other reference: rally ticket no 745

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: Facing bust, with sceptre
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Voided long cross, star in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Braintree (District)
To be known as: Castle Hedingham CP

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Castle Hedingham Rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: ESS
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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