SOM-347647: Medieval coin: Robert I

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Unique ID: SOM-347647

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Medieval silver penny of Robert I ("The Bruce") of Scotland (1306-1329), type I dating to AD 1319 to 1329. Spink no. 5076.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1319
Date to: Exactly AD 1329

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.89 g
Diameter: 17.7 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 017649

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Robert I of Scotland
Mint or issue place: Unknown
Type: Scottish: Robert Bruce (S 5076 - 5078)
Obverse description: Crowned head facing left; sceptre on the left
Obverse inscription: ROBE[RTVS] DEI GRA.
Reverse description: Long cross, one five-pointed mullet in each quadrant.
Reverse inscription: SCO/TOR/VM R/EX+
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Easterton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0255
Four figure Latitude: 51.29412656
Four figure longitude: -1.97270137
1:25K map: SU0255
1:10K map: SU05NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Spink and Son Ltd 2003 Coins of Scotland, Ireland and the Islands London Spink and Son Ltd 21 5076

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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