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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-3E00B2

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

A silver penny of Alexander III of Scotland.

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Post AD 1249
Date to: Ante AD 1286

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.86 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 1990

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Alexander III of Scotland
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Crowned bust left, sceptre in front
Obverse inscription: [ALEXANDER] DEI GRA
Reverse description: Long cross, pierced mullet in angles
Reverse inscription: [REX] SCOTOR[VM]
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: West Lindsey

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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