SF-7C8114: Medieval foreign coin

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Unique ID: SF-7C8114

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

An incomplete silver coin, in the form of the Gros Tournois, but about a quarter in size, probably French and issued by either Philip III (1270-1285) of Philip the fair (1285-1314) (Gierson 1991, 114-115).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1270
Date to: Circa AD 1314

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.88 g
Diameter: 19.11 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st August 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Faye Minter
Identified by: Miss Faye Minter

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain
Obverse description: Cross pattee
Obverse inscription: BNDICTVS[ ]HINI//PHILI[ ]I
Reverse description: Chatel, border of twelve oviods each containing a fleur de lis
Reverse inscription: TVRO[ []IS
Initial mark: Cross pattee

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Lakenheath

Spatial coordinates

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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