SF-B794A3: SF-B794A3: medieval coin: French tournois of Philippe IV,

Rights Holder: Suffolk County Council
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Unique ID: SF-B794A3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

An incomplete (slightly clipped) billion medieval French tournois of Philippe IV, dating to the period AD 1285-1314.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1285
Date to: Exactly AD 1314

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.66 mm
Weight: 0.5 g
Diameter: 14.77 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st September 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain
Ruler/issuer: Philippe IV of France
Type: French: Billon, Philippe IV, not further defined
Obverse description: Castle tournois with two annulets at its base, surmounted by a cross in the centre and each outer turret culminating in a fleur de lis
Obverse inscription: None
Reverse description: Cross potent with the letters P/H/R/EX in the angles
Reverse inscription: None
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Alderton

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

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: SF
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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