SF-F4286D: Medieval coin; continental esterling, issued by Robert III of Flanders

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Unique ID: SF-F4286D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver medieval continental imitation of a sterling penny, issued by Robert III Count of Flanders, during the period AD 1305-22.

Mayhew no.211

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1305
Date to: Exactly AD 1322

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.88 mm
Weight: 1.17 g
Diameter: 18.44 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st March 2016

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Robert III, Count of Flanders
Mint or issue place: Unknown
Type: Edwardian imitation: M 209 - 219
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: I COMES FLANDRIE
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the legend with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: MON/ETA ALO/TEN
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
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: Ufford

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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