WILT-0C8871: Medieval coin: continental imitation Sterling of Gaucher of Châtillon

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-0C8871

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A worn silver medieval continental imitation Sterling of Gaucher of Châtillon, Count of Porcien and Constable (France) dating to the period AD 1313-22. Contemporary with the coinage of Edward II. Cf. Mayhew, N. J, 1983, p. 94-95, no. 237.

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1313
Date to: Exactly AD 1322

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.97 g
Diameter: 17.38 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Julie Shoemark
Identified by: Miss Julie Shoemark

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4285 163y

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Gaucher of Châtillon count of Porcien and Constable (France)
Mint or issue place: Yves
Type: Edwardian imitation: in his own name (M 237 -239, 244 - 247)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: GAL C[hS C]OM [PORC]
Reverse description: Long cross, three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: MON/[E]TA/OV[A]/YVG
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Salisbury

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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

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