SF-222EB6: Medieval Crusader coin

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Unique ID: SF-222EB6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn silver Medieval Denaro struck in Famagosta (Cyrpus) during the Genoese dominius (1376-1464). 



Reference: Lunardi F1, Malloy 175a

With thanks to Matteo Schivo for the identification.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1376
Date to: Circa AD 1464

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.64 g
Diameter: 15.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st February 2011

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: denaro
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: A castle
Obverse inscription: +CIVIT FAMAG
Reverse description: A cross within an inner circle
Reverse inscription: + DVX IANVEN
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Barningham

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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

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Updated: About one year ago

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