YORYM-DFC5E6: Medieval coin : Penny of Alexander III

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-DFC5E6

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver penny of Alexander III, from his second issue, AD 1280-6.

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Diameter: 19.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st December 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson

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 with sceptre
Obverse inscription: +ALEXANDER DEI GRA
Reverse description: Long cross with stars
Reverse inscription: +REX SCOTROVM
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
To be known as: Tadcaster area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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