PUBLIC-52D8D7: PUBLIC-52D8D7 medieval coin, Scottish penny of Alexander III

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-52D8D7

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Silver penny of Alexander III of Scotland [1249-1286], first coinage, 1250 - c.1280 - long cross and stars. Damaged with around 20% loss. As Spink 5043, type III, moneyer Wilam, no mint visible.

Subsequent actions

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

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2017T499


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1280

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.25 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 30th June 2016 - Thursday 30th June 2016

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Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2017T499

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Alexander III of Scotland
Type: Scottish: Alexander III Long cross and stars first coinage with voided cross (S 5042 - 5048)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left, sceptre before
Obverse inscription: ALEXAND[ER R]EX
Reverse description: Voided long cross with six-pointed stars in angles
Reverse inscription: WI/LA/M O/[N ...]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: South Derbyshire (District)
To be known as: Catton

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
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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