SWYOR-3F8805: coin; penny of Alexander III of Scotland

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-3F8805

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A Medieval silver coin; a penny of Alexander III of Scotland (1249-1286), second coinage (1280 – 1286), type E. It has a diameter of 18.25mm, thickness 1.20mm, weight 1.08g. For reference see Seaby 1984. Coins of Scotland, Ireland and the Islands p. 11 no: 5055.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 1.08 g
Diameter: 18.25 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Alexander III of Scotland
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Left facing bust crowned.
Obverse inscription: +ALEXANDER DEI GRA
Reverse description: Long cross with a pierced six pointed star in each angle.
Reverse inscription: REX SCO TOR VM+
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Bassetlaw (District)
To be known as: Mattersey

Spatial coordinates


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

References cited

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Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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