SF-C00244: SF-C00244

Rights Holder: Suffolk County Council
CC License:

Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).


Unique ID: SF-C00244

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

An incomplete silver medieval sterling imitation penny of Robert III, count of Flanders, dating to the period AD 1305-22. Mint of Alost.

Mayhew no.211

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1305
Date to: Exactly AD 1322

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 1.09 g
Diameter: 18.35 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st March 2021

Personal details

This information is restricted for your access level.

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Robert III, Count of Flanders
Mint or issue place: Aalst
Type: Edwardian imitation: M 209 - 219
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: R COMES FLAnDR
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the legend with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: MON/ETA/ ALO/[TEN]
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Monk Soham

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: SF-F4286D
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
A complete silver medieval continental imitation of a sterling penny, issued by Robert III Count of Flanders, during the period AD 1305-22. …
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: HAMP-D1A45B
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
A medieval continental sterling imitation silver penny issued by Robert of B├ęthune, Count of Flanders (1305-22), and struck at Alost. Refe…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: DEV-B9FF58
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
Robert of Bethune, Count of Flanders (1305-22). Continental imitation sterling. cf. Mayhew 211-19 (excluding type 216).
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 6 months ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.