WILT-B1F238: Medieval coin : Unidentified penny

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-B1F238

Object type certainty: Certain
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An unidentified Medieval penny, exceedingly worn and probably clipped, measuring 14-16mm and weighing 0.69g.

Obverse: [Crowned bust facing]
Reverse: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter

Date: 1247-1489

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1247
Date to: Circa AD 1489

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.69 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2012 - Monday 17th September 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Mr David Algar

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Wiltshire Heritage Museum Form No. 1489

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Obverse description: [Crowned bust facing]
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Cotswold (District)
To be known as: Lechlade

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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