IOW-357BC4: IOW-357BC4 Medieval Coin: Petit-denier of Flanders, minted at Gent

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-357BC4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Medieval silver petit-denier of Flanders, minted at Gent c.1259-1300, Ghyssen nos. 465-82 (probably no. 468).

Diameter: 10.1mm. Weight: 0.42g.

Ref: J Ghyssen (1971) Les Petit Deniers de Flandre du XIIe et XIIIe Siecles, Brussels, p. 165-68; pl XIV nos. 465-82

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1259
Date to: Circa AD 1300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.42 g
Diameter: 10.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st May 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford
Secondary identifier: Dr John Naylor

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2013-5-82

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Petit denier
Mint or issue place: Ghent
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Left-facing abstract armoured bust.
Obverse inscription: None
Reverse description: Voided cross with central pellet.
Reverse inscription: None
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

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
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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