LON-A76B90: A Medieval silver coin: penny of Alexander III (AD1249-1286), second coinage, AD1280-1286. LON-A76B90

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Unique ID: LON-A76B90

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A Medieval silver coin: penny of Alexander III (AD12491286), second coinage, AD1280-1286. Obverse: Crowned bust left, holding a sceptre Obverse inscription: ALEXAN[D]ER EI GRA Reverse: Long cross with a six-pointed mullet in each quarter Reverse inscription: REX S[C]O TOR VM Die axis measurement: 2.00 Dimensions: Diameter: 18.97mm; weight: 1.16 g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.16 g
Diameter: 18.97 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st October 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Kate Sumnall
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

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 a sceptre
Obverse inscription: ALEXAN[D]ER EI GRA
Reverse description: Long cross with a six-pointed mullet in each quarter
Reverse inscription: REX S[C]O TOR VM
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)

References cited

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Updated: 8 years ago

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