CORN-4DA559: penny of Gaucher of Châtillon (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-4DA559

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A Medieval sterling continental imitation penny of Gaucher of Châtillon, Count of Porcien and Constable (France), dating from 1313-1322. Long cross and pellets reverse. Issued at Yves near Florennes. Cf. Mayhew, 1983, p.94, no.237.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 1.05 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 28th February 2016 - Sunday 28th February 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Philip Mitchell
Identified by: Mr Philip Mitchell
Secondary identifier: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

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

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 COME[S POR]C
Reverse description: Long cross pattee, three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: [M]ON/ET N/OVA/Y[VE]
Initial mark: Cross pattee
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Calstock (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX4069
Four figure Latitude: 50.49889036
Four figure longitude: -4.25737843
1:25K map: SX4069
1:10K map: SX49NW
What3Words: roadways.posts.last
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

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: CORN
Created: Wednesday 6th April 2016
Updated: Tuesday 12th April 2016

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