LVPL-64C0D1: Medieval coin

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-64C0D1

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

A complete silver medieval continetal sterling of Robert of Bethune dating to 1305-22. Minted at Alast, uncertain Mayhew type.

Obverse: Crowned bust forwards. Legend: [RCOM]ES[...]
Reverse: Long cross dividing legend with three pellets in each quarter. Legend: MOn/ETA/ALO/T[En]

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.34 g
Diameter: 18.82 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Base 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 forwards
Obverse inscription: [RCOM]ES[...]
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend with three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: MOn/ETA/ALO/T[En]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Lower Withington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ8268
Four figure Latitude: 53.208757
Four figure longitude: -2.27096615
1:25K map: SJ8268
1:10K map: SJ86NW
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

References cited

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Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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