LIN-9A4E20: Medieval silver penny

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-9A4E20

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.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.59 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st June 1990

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Crown
Obverse inscription: ERICVS REX D S
Reverse description: Short cross
Reverse inscription: MONETA LVNDENSI
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Horncastle (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF2769
Four figure Latitude: 53.202912
Four figure longitude: -0.100084
1:25K map: TF2769
1:10K map: TF26NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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