DOR-82DF76: Medieval coin:  continental imitation of a penny of Edward I to III

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Unique ID: DOR-82DF76

Object type certainty: Certain
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A continental imitation of a penny of Edward I to III. Issued by Maria of Namur (Belgium), Regent, struck at Meraude (1342-1353)
Reference: Mayhew 357-359 (pp. 131-132)
Date: Medieval -1342 - 1353
Diameter: 15.60mm
Weight: 0.60 g
Die axis:

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1342
Date to: Circa AD 1353

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 15.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 26th September 2009

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 020637

Materials and construction

Primary material: Base Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Maria of Namur
Mint or issue place: Mraude
Type: Edwardian imitation: Maria of Namur at Méaude (M 357 - 360)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: [+ mARIA DCI/A AR]TOSN
Reverse description: Longcross with pellets in angles
Reverse inscription: [MON]/ETA/ME[R/AVD]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
To be known as: Puddletown

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: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Mayhew, N. 1983 Sterling Imitations of Edwardian Type Royal Numismatic Society Special Publication 14 pp. 131-132 357-359

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 12 months ago

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