LEIC-138734: Medieval Scotiish Silver penny of Alexander III

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Unique ID: LEIC-138734

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Medieval scottish silver penny of Alexander III, First Coinage, 1250-80, mint unclear.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1280

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 1.36 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Alexander III of Scotland
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Left facing crowned bust with sceptre
Obverse inscription: [ALEXANDERREX]
Reverse description: Voided long cross with central pellet, stars in quarters
Reverse inscription: [..]IOT[...]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: South Derbyshire (District)
Parish or ward: Weston upon Trent (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK4028
Four figure Latitude: 52.848024
Four figure longitude: -1.407508
1:25K map: SK4028
1:10K map: SK42NW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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