Unique ID: SUR-49CB05

Object type certainty: Certain
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A base or copper coin of John IX, Bishop of Liege (1482-1503). The coin may be a liard, though it is hard to pin down denominations for this level of currency.

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: AD 1482
Date to: AD 1503

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 1.36 g
Diameter: 22.18 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st December 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Mr Barrie Cook - [ view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 10.47

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: Non English coin 1066 - 1489 [ scope notes | View all attributed records]
Obverse description: Three possible horsehoes
Obverse inscription: IOhS DE HORN EPS LEODI or similar.
Reverse description: A cross fleuretty
Reverse inscription: MISER NRI Q PAS ES P NOB or similar
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Medieval coin: Liard of John IX, Bishop of Liege

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Surrey
District: Tandridge
Parish: Bletchingley

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3251
Four figure Latitude: 51.242912 Four figure longitude: -0.110317
1:25K map: TQ3251
1:10K map: TQ35SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

Domesday data within 2 km of discovery point is surfaced via the excellent Open Domesday website.

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: Monday 18th January 2010
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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