HESH-22C0C2: Medieval Coin: Contemporary imitation of Edwardian penny

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-22C0C2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver continental sterling imitation of an Edwardian type penny struck between 1288 - 1312 under John I or John II of Brabant.

Mayhew Type: 43

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1288
Date to: Circa AD 1312

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.01 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Shropshire Museum Service Entry Form: SHRMS: 00650

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: John I or II dukes of Brabant (1267-1312) and Limburg (1288 -1312)
Type: Edwardian imitation: obverse/reverse variously I DUX LIMBURGIE/BRABANTIE (M 40-58)
Obverse description: Bare headed (pollard) head facing - head is worn and therefore it is unsure whether it is pollard (bare) or crockard (with flowers). Drapery formed with wedges, pellet positioned between drapery. In teh inscription the elements are formed from saltire stops
Obverse inscription: [I] DVX LIMBV[RGIE]
Reverse description: Long cross divides the field and inscription - within each quarter three pellets. In the inscription the E is Roman and formed from triangular wedges, N reverse barred and the T has large seriffs
Reverse inscription: DV[X BRA BA]N TIE
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Cockshutt

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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