GLO-8F2808: 2183 Silver penny of Alexander III of Scotland.jpg

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-8F2808

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver penny of Alexander III of Scotland (AD 1249-1286). Second issue (AD 1280-1286). Diameter 15mm weight 0.65g Obverse: Crowned head left, with sceptre / Obverse inscription: ALEXANDER DEI GRA Reverse: Long cross, with one star of 6 points in two quarters, plain in the other two. Reverse inscription: REX SCOTORUM Condition: fair

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.65 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st November 2007 - Tuesday 1st April 2008

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2183

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Alexander III of Scotland
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Crowned head left, with sceptre
Obverse inscription: ALEXANDER DEI GRA
Reverse description: Long cross, with one star of 6 points in two quarters, plain in the other two.
Reverse inscription: REX SCOTORUM
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Tewkesbury (District)
Parish or ward: Ashchurch Rural (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO9433
Four figure Latitude: 51.995413
Four figure longitude: -2.088798
1:25K map: SO9433
1:10K map: SO93SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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