LVPL-8C4377: Medieval Scottish penny of Alexander III

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-8C4377

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver Scottish penny of Alexander III, (1249-1286).

Obverse: ALEXANDER DEI GRA; crowned bust left with sceptre.

Reverse: REX SCOTORVM; long cross dividing legend, star in each quarter.

Class A.

Spink no. 5053.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1249
Date to: Circa AD 1286

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.69 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Alexander III of Scotland
Mint or issue place: Unknown
Type: Scottish: Alexander III Long Cross and Stars Second Coinage solid cross (S 5049 - 5059)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with sceptre.
Obverse inscription: ALEXANDER DEI GRA
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend, star in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: REX SCOTORVM
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wrexham (Unitary Authority)
District: Wrexham (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Bronington

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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