WAW-CD6558: Medieval coin: penny of Alexander III (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-CD6558

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Medieval coin: silver penny of Alexander III of Scotland (1249-1286) minted in Berwick by Willem. . First Coinage (Long Cross and Stars 1250-c. 1280). Seaby No.5043, Type III.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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: 1.48 g
Diameter: 17.93 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 2018 - Thursday 31st May 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Alexander III of Scotland
Mint or issue place: Berwick
Type: Scottish: Alexander III Long cross and stars first coinage with voided cross (S 5042 - 5048)
Obverse description: Bust, crowned, facing left with a sceptre in front.
Obverse inscription: ALEXANDER REX
Reverse description: Long voided cross with a star in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: WI / LL / ONB / ER
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: South Staffordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Trysull and Seisdon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO8395
Four figure Latitude: 52.55257432
Four figure longitude: -2.25215405
1:25K map: SO8395
1:10K map: SO89NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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