HAMP-998CA9: Medieval coin weight

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COIN WEIGHT

Unique ID: HAMP-998CA9

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy medieval uniface coin weight for a Rose Noble or Ryal, issued between 1464 and 1470, during the first reign of Edward IV. The obverse bears the image of the King holding sword and shield, standing on a ship with a rose at the centre of the hull.

The coin weight has a diameter of 17mm, is 4mm thick and weighs 6.33g.

Withers and Withers (1995), 19,68

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1464
Date to: Circa AD 1470

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4 mm
Weight: 6.33 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 29th September 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Joanna Cole
Identified by: Mr David Algar

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Entry Form WINCM 100

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: East Hampshire (District)
To be known as: Ropley

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: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: Thursday 10th December 2015
Updated: Wednesday 13th January 2016

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