LEIC-32EAB5: Medieval silver sterling imitation

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Unique ID: LEIC-32EAB5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A medieval silver sterling imitation of Edwardian type, Gaucher of Chatillon (1313-1322), mint of Yves. Mayhew type 237. Ref: Mayhew 1983: 94-5.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.01 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott
Secondary identifier: Dr John Naylor

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sterling
Ruler/issuer: Gaucher of Châtillon count of Porcien and Constable (France)
Mint or issue place: Yves
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust
Obverse inscription: GACLhS COMES PORC
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription with groups of three pellets in each angle.
Reverse inscription: MON/ETN/OVA/YVE
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Charnwood (District)
Parish or ward: Birstall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK5809
Four figure Latitude: 52.67560828
Four figure longitude: -1.14362072
1:25K map: SK5809
1:10K map: SK50NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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