SF-ECECA3: Medieval Scottish Penny of Alexander III

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-ECECA3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver Scottish penny of Alexander III, second coinage, c.1280-1286 AD. As Seaby no. 5054.

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.28 g
Diameter: 19.45 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Alexander III of Scotland
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Crowned bust left holding sceptre, all within an inner circle
Obverse inscription: +ALEXANDER DEI GRA
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the legend, 6-pointed mullets in each quadrant, all within an inner circle.
Reverse inscription: REX/SCO/TOR/VM+ (C with fish-tail serifs)
Initial mark: Cross Plain
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: East Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: Wicken

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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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