Alexander III, second coinage, class Ma, 1.24gm  4 mullets of 6 points.

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Alexander III, second coinage, class Mc, 1.40gm  Obv: Note pellets under the sceptre head.  Rev: Three mullets of six points, one of five. 

Scottish Contemporary Coinage

Alexander III, first coinage, type III, Walter moneyer, Dun mint. Rev. legend: WA/LTE/RD/VN      1.35 gm

Alexander III, first coinage, type IV, Simon moneyer, Ayr mint. Rev. legend: SIM/ON/ON/AR       1.37gm

‚ÄčThe Long Cross Pennies of Henry III 

Alexander III, second issue, class Mc, one mullet of 5 points, three of six points, 1.36 gm.

Whilst Henry III long cross pennies were being minted in England from 1247 through to seven years after Henry's death in 1272, over the border in Scotland pennies were issued as follows:


Alexander II .......................1214-49

Alexander III ......................1249-86


These Scottish coins are often found in hoards of Henry III pennies, and also crop up as isolated detector finds in England.


A few examples are shown on this page.