SUR-49CB05: Medieval coin: Liard of John IX, Bishop of Liege

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Unique ID: SUR-49CB05

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

A base or copper coin of John IX, Bishop of Liege (1482-1503). The coin may be a liard, though it is hard to pin down denominations for this level of currency.

Find of note status

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


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1482
Date to: AD 1503

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.36 g
Diameter: 22.18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st December 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Secondary identifier: Dr Barrie Cook

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 10.47

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Three possible horsehoes
Obverse inscription: IOhS DE HORN EPS LEODI or similar.
Reverse description: A cross fleuretty
Reverse inscription: MISER NRI Q PAS ES P NOB or similar
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Tandridge (District)
Parish or ward: Bletchingley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3251
Four figure Latitude: 51.242912
Four figure longitude: -0.110317
1:25K map: TQ3251
1:10K map: TQ35SW
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: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: Monday 18th January 2010
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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