HAMP-414C13: Medieval coin: Penny of Alexander III

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-414C13

Object type certainty: Certain
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A very worn and clipped late 13th-century silver medieval penny of Alexander III of Scotland, uncertain mint (c. 1280 - 1286 AD)

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: 18.1 mm
Width: 17.05 mm
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.9 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st December 2007

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2319

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: [A]LEXA[NDER DE]I G[RA]
Reverse description: Long cross patty dividing the field into quarters: mullet in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [REX]/SCO/[TOR]/VM
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
To be known as: Amport CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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