SUSS-94E5C6: Medieval coin: double patard of Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy (fragment)

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Unique ID: SUSS-94E5C6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of a medieval silver double patard of Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy (1467-77), minted in Flanders.


This period marks a time of official acceptance of the currency of England and Burgundy in each other's territory. The most common finds in this country are the silver double patards.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1467
Date to: Exactly AD 1477

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22.8 mm
Width: 9.7 mm
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 0.86 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 13th January 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Stephanie Smith
Identified by: Miss Stephanie Smith
Secondary identifier: Dr John Naylor

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Double patard
Ruler/issuer: Charles the Bold
Mint or issue place: Flanders
Category: Non English coin
Type: Burgundian Low Countries: silver Double Patard of Charles the Bold (van Gelder-Hoc 23)
Obverse description: Shield of Burgundy
Obverse inscription: KAR[ ]G:CO:FLA
Reverse description: Cross fleury. Originally with central lozenge containing a lis (this does not survive on the remaining fragment).
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
Parish or ward: Stone-cum-Ebony (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ9229
Four figure Latitude: 51.028294
Four figure longitude: 0.736654
1:25K map: TQ9229
1:10K map: TQ92NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: About one month ago

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