LVPL-0E9204: Medieval Scottish penny of Alexander III

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-0E9204

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver voided long cross Scottish penny of Alexander III (AD 1249-1286). Reverse: THOMAS ON ANDE; voided long cross dividing the legend, star of six points in each angle of the cross, all within an inner circle. Minted in St. Andrews. Spink no. 5042-5048.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.5 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st April 2015 - Wednesday 1st April 2015

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: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Alexander III of Scotland
Mint or issue place: St. Andrews
Type: Scottish: Alexander III Long cross and stars first coinage with voided cross (S 5042 - 5048)
Obverse description: Crowned bust holding sceptre, within an inner circle.
Obverse inscription: ALEXANDER REX
Reverse description: Voided long cross dividing the legend, star of six points in each angle of the cross, all within an inner circle.
Reverse inscription: THOMAS ON ANE
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Mollington

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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