IOW-F04394: IOW-F04394 Medieval Coin: Penny of Robert II of Scotland

Rights Holder: Isle of Wight Council
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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-F04394

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval silver penny of Robert II of Scotland (1371-1390), minted at Perth (Spink 5150).

Obv. ROBERTVS REX[ ]; Crowned bust left with sceptre, nothing on sceptre handle

Rev. VILL/ADE/PER/Th; Long cross with a 5-pointed mullet in each quadrant

Class: Penny

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1371
Date to: Exactly AD 1390

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.93 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 6th April 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2011-1-175

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Robert II of Scotland
Mint or issue place: Perth
Type: Scottish: penny of Robert II (S 5145 - 5151)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with sceptre, nothing on sceptre handle
Obverse inscription: ROBERTVS REX[ ]
Reverse description: Long cross with a 5-pointed mullet in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: VILL/ADE/PER/Th
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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