DUR-5B1136: Silver long cross penny of Alexander III of Scotland (1249-86), 2nd coinage, 1280-86.

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COIN

Unique ID: DUR-5B1136

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Silver long cross penny of Alexander II of Scotland (1249-86), 2nd coinage, 1280-86.

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Alexander III of Scotland
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Crowned bust left, holding sceptre
Obverse inscription: ALEXANDER DEI GRA
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend, 6 pointed mullet in each quarter
Reverse inscription: REX SCOTORVM
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
To be known as: Easby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: DUR
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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