COIN

Unique ID: SOM-571923

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Post Medieval French copper alloy liard, probably of Louis the XIV (1643-1715), mint and date on coin unclear, 1655-58 or 1693-99 AD.

The coin has been bent twice with one edge bent back and the opposite edge bent forward. A modification referred to as a love token.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1655
Date to: Circa AD 1693

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 1.59 g
Diameter: 19.6 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 25th March 2012

Rally details.

This object was found at Membury, Yeovil MDBC Club, 24-25 March 2012 held Saturday 24th March 2012 - Sunday 25th March 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC reciept 22080

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)

Category: Non-English coin 1489 onwards [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Legend in three rows [above three fluer de lis with mint mark in centre]
Reverse inscription: [L]IA[RD] // DE // [F]RANC[E]
Reverse mintmark: Illegible
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Post Medieval French coin: liard, probably of Louis the XIV

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West
County: Devon
District: East Devon
Parish: Chardstock

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST2705
Four figure Latitude: 50.839903 Four figure longitude: -3.038122
1:25K map: ST2705
1:10K map: ST20NE
WOEID: 20736
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: Other[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Orchard[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Monday 23rd April 2012
Updated: Sunday 29th April 2012

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