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A Medieval silver continental sterling imitation or "crockard" of John II of Avesnes, Count of Hainaut  (1247 - 1304), issued in c. 1291 - 1297. Minted in Mons. As Mayhew No 34


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Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1291
Date to: Circa AD 1297

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.17 g
Diameter: 20 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: John II of Avesnes count of Hainaut (1280-1304) count of Holland (1299-1304)
Mint or issue place: Mons
Type: Edwardian imitation: John II of Avesnes for Hainaut at Mons (M 33-36)
Obverse description: Crockard bust, facing.
Obverse inscription: IOhS : COMES : hANONIE
Reverse inscription: MON/ETA/MON/TES
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: the Vale of Glamorgan (Unitary Authority)
District: the Vale of Glamorgan (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: St. Georges-super-Ely (Community)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST0976
Four figure Latitude: 51.47561545
Four figure longitude: -3.31167771
1:25K map: ST0976
1:10K map: ST07NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Mayhew, N. 1983 Sterling Imitations of Edwardian Type Royal Numismatic Society Special Publication 14

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Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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