DOR-AF5F65: Medieval coin: Penny of Alexander III of Scotland

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Unique ID: DOR-AF5F65

Object type certainty: Certain
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A penny of Alexander III of Scotland. REX SCOTORVM (long cross with mullet in each angle) reverse.
Reference: Spink, cf. no. 5054
Date: Medieval - 1280 - 1286
Diameter: 17.95 mm
Weight: 1.11 g
Die axis: 12

Class: Penny

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
Weight: 1.11 g
Diameter: 17.95 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 21st August 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: scms entry 021756

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Alexander III of Scotland
Type: Scottish: Alexander III Long Cross and Stars Second Coinage solid cross (S 5049 - 5059)
Obverse description: Profile bust, right, crowned and holding sceptre
Obverse inscription: ALEXANDER DEI GRA
Reverse description: Long cross with mullet in each angle
Reverse inscription: REX SCOTORVM
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Tolpuddle (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY7894
Four figure Latitude: 50.745184
Four figure longitude: -2.313178
1:25K map: SY7894
1:10K map: SY74NE
WOEID: 26353428 Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Recording Institution: DOR
Created: Monday 9th January 2012
Updated: Tuesday 24th January 2012

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