BH-6BB7BF: Medieval coin: Continental Sterling imitation penny, issued by Gaucher of Châtillon, Count of Porcien and Constable of France

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-6BB7BF

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A Continental Sterling imitation penny, issued by Gaucher of Châtillon, Count of Porcien and Constable of France; dating to the period 1313-1322.

Diameter: 16.5mm; thickness: 1.1mm. Weight: 1.18g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 1.18 g
Diameter: 16.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 4th January 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Harvey Cross
Secondary identifier: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 15/21 - 56

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: GALCHS COMES PORC
Reverse description: Long cross, three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: MON/ET N/OVA/YVE
Initial mark: Cross pattée.
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
To be known as: Kingsey

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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