LANCUM-6B8192: LANCUM-6B8192: Scottish medieval silver hammered voided long-cross penny of Alexander III

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-6B8192

Object type certainty: Certain
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Scottish medieval hammered silver voided long-cross penny of Alexander III dating from AD1250-c.1280; mint: Berwick; first coinage; Long Cross and Stars.

Spink 5047 or 5048 (Class VII or VIII)

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17 mm
Width: 1 mm
Weight: 1.18 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2009

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Alexander III of Scotland
Mint or issue place: Berwick
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Crowned bust with sceptre left
Obverse inscription: ALEXANDER REX
Reverse description: Voided long cross with stars in angles;
Reverse inscription: IOH/AN/ONB/[CVR?]
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Allerdale (District)
To be known as: Cockermouth

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: LANCUM
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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