LVPL-3E4971: Medieval cut halfpenny of John I, Duke of Brabant and Limburg

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-3E4971

Object type certainty: Certain
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A later 13th-century silver medieval cut halfpenny (Brabant Long Cross single-lion sterling (brabantinus)) of John I, Duke of Brabant and Limburg, Walt type, uncertain mint (c. 1270 - c. 1280 AD; probably a mule with a Mayhew 1e obverse and a 1c/d reverse).

Notes:

'Brabantini', which imitated voided long-cross pennies, date to the 1270s and 1280s and precede the common sterling imitations made during the reign of Edward I.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1270
Date to: Circa AD 1280

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 18.46 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st March 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Brabantinus
Ruler/issuer: John I duke of Brabant (1267-1294) and Limburg (1288-1294)
Mint or issue place: Unknown
Type: Brabant Long Cross single-lion sterling (brabantinus), Walt type (M p.13, 1a-g)
Obverse description: Shield within which lion rampant facing left.
Obverse inscription: E+D-[VX BRA-B]ANTI
Reverse description: Voided long cross dividing the field in quarters; in each quarter is a letter [W/A/]L/T
Reverse inscription: [I D/EI G]/RAT/IA x (where 'x' - saltire stop)
Initial mark: Cross potent
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
To be known as: Thirsk

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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