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COIN

Unique ID: DUR-48F272

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy double Tournois coin of Louis XIII (1610-1643). The coin dates to 1643.

Obverse: LOVIS [XIII RD FRAN ET] NAV R; left facing portrait

Reverse: DOV[BLE TOVRNOIS] 1643 D; three fleur de lis

See Krause, C.L., Mishler, C. etal, Standard Catalogue of World Coins, Seventeenth Century, 1601-1700, p.225, no.127.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1643

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 19.31 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 25th March 2012 - Sunday 24th June 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Emma Morris
Identified by: Miss Emma Morris

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Double (copper)
Ruler/issuer: Louis XIII of France
Type: French: Double tournois (copper) of Louis XIII
Obverse description: Portrait right
Obverse inscription: LOVIS XIII [RD FRAN ET] NAV R
Reverse description: Three fleur de lis
Reverse inscription: DOVEL[E TOVRNOIS] 1643
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Richmondshire (District)
Parish or ward: Middleham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE1187
Four figure Latitude: 54.278526
Four figure longitude: -1.832565
1:25K map: SE1187
1:10K map: SE18NW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DUR
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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