SF-BB3983: Medieval foreign coin

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Unique ID: SF-BB3983

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete silver foriegn French denier tournois, medieval circa 13th century in date possibly Louis IX 1226-70 (Grierson, 1991, 114, no 257).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1226
Date to: Circa AD 1270

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.72 g
Diameter: 17.98 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st September 2007

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Cross
Obverse inscription: LVDOV[ ]REX
Reverse description: Chatel design
Reverse inscription: TVRON[ ] VI
Initial mark: Cross

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Sutton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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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Recording Institution: SF
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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