LIN-EE094C: Medieval Coin : Noble of Richard II

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Unique ID: LIN-EE094C

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A gold medieval noble of Richard II. Calais mint (AD 1377-1399; N1307).

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1377
Date to: Exactly AD 1399

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 7.7 g
Diameter: 33.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alastair Willis
Identified by: Mr Alastair Willis

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Noble
Ruler/issuer: Richard II of England
Mint or issue place: Calais
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Gold noble: Richard II (N 1300-1308)
Obverse description: King standing facing in a ship. He is crowned and wearing armour, and holds in his right hand a sword and in his left a shield quartered with the arms of England and France. Lettering II. Saltire stops. Flag on stern. Pellet above and below shield.
Obverse inscription: RICARD : DI : G[RA : REX : ANGL Z] FRANC DnS : hIB Z AQ[T]
Reverse description: Floriated cross with a lis at the end of each limb and an ornamented compartment (containing the king's initial 'R') in the centre; in each angle, a lion passant, guardant, with a crown above; all within a tressure of eight arches.
Reverse inscription: IHC : AVTEM : TRANSIENS : PER : MEDIVM : ILLORVM : IBAT
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: West Lindsey

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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