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Unique ID: SF-81D86C
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A Medieval silver Continental penny imitation of a sterling type issued by Gaucher of Chatilion (AD 1313-1322), Constable of France and Count of Porcien, dating to AD 1313-1322 (Mayhew 237). Obverse depicting crowned facing bust with the legend GALChs COMES [P]ORC, pattee cross initial mark. Reverse depicting long cross dividing legend, three pellets in each quarter with the legend MON/ETA/OVA/[YVE.] Mint of Yves. Ref. Mayhew 1983: 294.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 17.2 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2019 - Tuesday 31st December 2019
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Other reference: Finders Ref: FSF13
Ruler/issuer: Gaucher of Châtillon count of Porcien and Constable (France)
Mint or issue place: Yves
Type: Edwardian imitation: not further defined (M 237 - 250)
Obverse description: Bifoliate crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: +GALChs COMES [P]ORC
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend, three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: MON/ETA/PVA/[YVE]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
|Author||Publication Year||Title||Publication Place||Publisher||Pages||Reference|
|Mayhew, N.||1983||Sterling Imitations of Edwardian Type||Royal Numismatic Society Special Publication 14|