LVPL-4AB4D3: A Scottish silver penny of Alexander III, 1249-1286.

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-4AB4D3

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A Scottish silver penny of Alexander III, 1249-1286. It is from the first coinage, probably Spink number 5048, type VIII. It was minted by Walter probably in Fres or Glasgow.

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1280

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st May 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

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 facing left, holding a sceptre
Obverse inscription: ALEXANDER REX
Reverse description: Long cross with a 6 pointed star in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: WALTE...
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: CREWE AND NANTWICH

Spatial coordinates


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

No references cited so far.

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Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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