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COIN

Unique ID: SF-3DEDC3

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

A silver Scottish penny of Alexander III, c. 1280-1286 AD. Similar to Seaby, 1984: no. 5055.

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: 1.31 g
Diameter: 18.72 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, sceptre in front, all within an inner circle
Obverse inscription: +ALEXANDER DEI GRA
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the legend, mullets of 6 points in each angle of the cross, all within an inner circle
Reverse inscription: REX/SCO/TOR/VM+
Initial mark: Cross Potent
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Elmswell

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

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