LVPL-6FE3E3: Silver medieval coin

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Unique ID: LVPL-6FE3E3

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Early post-Medieval hammered coin from Livonia, probably an issue of the Grand Master Hermann Hasenkamp von Brüggeneye (1535-1549).


Livonia was an area in the medieval period which is now Estonia and Finland.

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1535
Date to: Circa AD 1549

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 25th March 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Dr Barrie Cook

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: 4 petalled flower in centre.
Obverse inscription: Worn away
Reverse description: Long cross with plain quarters
Reverse inscription: MAGIS LIVON
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

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: Dodcott cum Wilkesley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ5843
Four figure Latitude: 52.982686
Four figure longitude: -2.627018
1:25K map: SJ5843
1:10K map: SJ54SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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