VF, legends clear but with weakness to portrait, well centred; class Ma (4 mullets of six points). Crowned bust looking left holding sceptre, + initial mark ALEXANDER DEI GRA.
Long cross with mullets in each quarter, +REX SCOTORVM. Alexander was born in Roxburgh in 1241 and became king of Scotland in 1249. Something his father never achieved.It was agreed that Norway retained Orkney and Shetland. This varies with the age of coin and there are grades inbetween. As struck with no traces of wear. Very slight traces of wear, all parts of legend etc present, visible and clear.
Some signs of wear on the higher parts of the relief, all parts of legend etc present, but maybe worn. Wear on the coin and parts of legend etc may be missing or not visible. I have been involved in the antiques business since 1971. My career took a leap forward when I joined Bonhams in 1976. Some five years later I became head of the Decorative Arts department.The item "Scotland, Alexander III Long Cross Penny, 1249-1286" is in sale since Tuesday, October 20, 2020. This item is in the category "Coins\Coins\British\Hammered (Pre-c.
The seller is "eric-knowles-the-hoard" and is located in High Wycombe. This item can be shipped worldwide.