ESS-A92802: ESS-A92802 Medieval coin: penny of Alexander II of Scotland

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-A92802

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver coin: penny of Alexander II of Scotland, probably phase C, dating 1230-5.

Subsequent actions

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Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1230
Date to: AD 1235

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 17.09 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st February 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Laura McLean
Identified by: Laura McLean
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OEF 5056

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Alexander II of Scotland
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Bust, right
Reverse description: Short cross with stars in each angle

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Tendring (District)
Parish or ward: Wix (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM1629
Four figure Latitude: 51.917612
Four figure longitude: 1.139482
1:25K map: TM1629
1:10K map: TM12NE
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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Audit data

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

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