LEIC-1231C5: Foreign coin: issue of uncertain ruler

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Unique ID: LEIC-1231C5

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

A very small worn hammered silver coin, probably a foreign issue of an uncertain ruler.  The coin is in good condition but very worn, is 12mm in diameter and weighs 0.29g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.29 g
Diameter: 12 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st March 2022

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 30#72

Materials and construction

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

Numismatic data

No numismatic data has been recorded for this coin yet.

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Hoby with Rotherby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6716
Four figure Latitude: 52.73749015
Four figure longitude: -1.00910769
1:25K map: SK6716
1:10K map: SK61NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst searching with a metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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