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Unique ID: WILT-013333

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval silver Sterling imitation penny issued by Valéran II, Count of Ligny (1304-1353 and 1364-1366), measuring 18-19mm in diameter and weighing 1.08g (16.6gn). It has a die axis of 3, slight wear, and is apparently plated.


Obverse: Crowned head facing
+G·DOMУNVS triple pellet DELINУ NV in DOMУNVS are ligated
Reverse: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter
MOn ETΛ SER ΛУN

Mint: Serain, c.1315-20

Reference: Very close to Mayhew 227 and 228

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1315
Date to: Circa AD 1320

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 1.08 g
Diameter: 19 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st July 2011 - Wednesday 30th November 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr David Algar - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: CM&HC 10/85

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Valéran II count of Ligny 1304-1353 and 1364-1366 [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Serain [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: Continental imitations of Edwardian Type [ scope notes | View all attributed records]
Type: Edw. Imit: Valéran II count of Ligny at Serain (M 220-232) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Crowned head facing
Obverse inscription: +G·DOMУNVS triple pellet DELINУ NV in DOMУNVS are ligated
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: MOn ETΛ SER ΛУN
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Medieval coin : Edwardian sterling imitation, Valéran de Ligny

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West
County: Wiltshire
District: Wiltshire
Parish: Hullavington

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8882
Four figure Latitude: 51.536773 Four figure longitude: -2.174407
1:25K map: ST8882
1:10K map: ST88SE
WOEID: 24103
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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

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Created: Monday 7th February 2011
Updated: Monday 7th February 2011

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