LVPL-DBB81E:

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-DBB81E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A type 1 penny of Robert the Bruce, probably minted in the early 1320s after the capture of Berwick in 1318, when Scotland became stable enough to start producing its own coinage.

Obverse:- Profile image of Robert facing left with fleur-de-lis topped sceptre. Legend '+ROBERTVS: DEI: GRA'

Reverse:- A long cross with a five pointed, hollow centred star in each crutch. Legend around 'SCOTORUM REX +'

Notes:

This object is not recorded from life, but by correspondence and photographs provided by the purchaser and finder.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1320
Date to: Circa AD 1329

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.65 mm
Weight: 1.35 g
Diameter: 1.85 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 22nd May 2019 - Wednesday 22nd May 2019

Personal details

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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
Obverse description: Profile image of Robert facing left with fleur-de-lis topped sceptre
Obverse inscription: +ROBERTVS: DEI: GRA
Reverse description: A long cross with a five pointed, hollow centred star in each crutch
Reverse inscription: SCOTORUM REX +
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Marbury

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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