BH-B98683: Medieval coin: Penny of Alexander III of Scotland

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-B98683

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A worn silver Penny of Alexander III of Scotland; Second coinage; 1280-1286 AD. Measures 18.6mm in diameter, 0.2mm thick and weighs 1.28g.

Class: Penny

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.2 mm
Weight: 1.28 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 13th June 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 07/51 - 12

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: Crowned bust left, [holding sceptre].
Obverse inscription: +ALEXANDER DEI GRA
Reverse description: Long-cross, mullet in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: REX/SCO/TOR/VM+
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: Offley

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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