BERK-4F6391: Medieval Coin: Danish farthing of Eric of Pommerania

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Unique ID: BERK-4F6391

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete cut farthing produced from a medieval Danish sterling of Eric of Pommerania (1396-1439); mint: Nestved (Denmark). Obv: Crown; [ ]C:S][ ]. Rev: Central cross potent; [ ]ESTW[ ] (Nestwed). The diameter is 9mm and the weight is 0.12g.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1396
Date to: Circa AD 1439

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.12 g
Diameter: 9 mm

Personal details

Recorded by: Mrs Christine Edbury
Identified by: Dr John Naylor

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ashmolean Museum ID service 6/3-3

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Ruler of medieval kingdom of Denmark, Sweden or Norway
Type: Medieval coin of the Kingdom of Denmark, Kingdom of Sweden and Kingdom of Norway
Obverse description: Crown
Obverse inscription: [ ]C:S][ ]
Reverse description: Central cross potent
Reverse inscription: [ ]ESTW[ ] (Nestwed)
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Ewelme (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6491
Four figure Latitude: 51.61419946
Four figure longitude: -1.07708138
1:25K map: SU6491
1:10K map: SU69SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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