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LANCUM-F61EE4: Post-medieval coin: copper liard of Louis XIV

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-F61EE4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Post-medieval copper alloy liard of Louis XIV, 1643-1715, dated 1699. Mint of Aix.

Obv: LXIIIIROYDE[star]FRETDENAV1699 laureate bust right

Rev: LIARD DE FRANCE Mintmark & and three fleur-de-lis

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1699
Date to: Exactly AD 1699

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 2.64 g
Diameter: 21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 12th March 2014

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Liard
Ruler/issuer: Louis XIV of France
Type: French: Liard (copper) of Louis XIV
Obverse description: laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: LXIIIIROYDE[star]FRETDENAV1699
Reverse description: Mintmark & and three fleur-de-lis
Reverse inscription: LIARD DE FRANCE
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Allerdale (District)
To be known as: Crosscanonby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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