LVPL-F91142: scottishsilverpennyAlexanderIII

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-F91142

Object type certainty: Certain
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Scottish silver long cross penny of Alexander III, second coinage (AD1280-1286). Obverse depicts crowned bust left with sceptre, with legend: ALEXANDER DEI GRA. Reverse depicts long cross dividing legend with a star in each quarter. Reverse legend: REX SCOTORVM. As Spink 5050.

Notes:

Note: images and details supplied by North West metal detecting club. Objects were not seen by recorder. Dimensions and weight not provided.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1280
Date to: Exactly AD 1286

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st February 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Sam Rowe
Identified by: Miss Sam Rowe

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: Crowned bust left with sceptre
Obverse inscription: ALEXANDER DEI GRA
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend with a star in each quarter
Reverse inscription: REX SCOTORVM
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
To be known as: Buttercrambe

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: found whilst metal detecting

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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