LANCUM-5C6D04: Medieval hammered silver coin

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-5C6D04

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval hammered silver penning of Eric of Pommerania. On the obverse there is a crown with the legend reading ERICVS REX D S. The reverse is a short cross with the legend MONETA LVNDENSI. The coin was minted at Naestved. Dates to between c1403 and c1413 AD.

The diameter is 20mm, and the weight is 0.41g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1403
Date to: Circa AD 1413

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.41 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 13th May 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Whitlock
Identified by: Mr Alex Whitlock
Secondary identifier: Mr Stuart Noon

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Crown with legend
Obverse inscription: ERICVS REX D S
Reverse description: Short cross with legend
Reverse inscription: MONETA LVNDENSI

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
To be known as: NORTHALLERTON

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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