LON-DE3819: A Medieval Scottish copper-alloy penny of James III of Scotland (AD 1460-1488).

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-DE3819

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval Scottish copper-alloy penny of James III of Scotland (AD 1460-1488). Ecclesiastical issue, probably issued by Bishop James Kennedy of St Andrews and known as a 'Crosraguel' penny. Spink: S5307-11.

Obverse: Orb tilted upward with rosette in center: IACOBVS DEI GR REX

Reverse: Latin cross in double quatrefoil: CRVX PELLIT OIE CRIM around ("The cross drives away all sin").

Dimensions: diameter: 18.67mm; weight: 1.23g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1460
Date to: Circa AD 1488

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.23 g
Diameter: 18.67 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Identified by: Mr Stuart Wyatt

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: James III of Scotland
Type: Scottish: Penny of James III, copper (S 5307 - 5311)
Obverse description: Orb tilted upward with rosette in centre
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS DEI GR REX
Reverse description: Latin cross in double quatrefoil
Reverse inscription: CRVX PELLIT OIE CRIM around ("The cross drives away all sin").
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Southwark (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Cathedrals (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3180
Four figure Latitude: 51.50376016
Four figure longitude: -0.11395435
1:25K map: TQ3180
1:10K map: TQ38SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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