SWYOR-500C6E: Post Medieval probably French coin

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-500C6E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post-Medieval, copper alloy coin, a double tournois of Charles II Gonzaga, Count of Nevers and Duke of Rethel (central France), dating from AD 1642.

Obverse description: A bust of the count, facing right.
Obverse inscription: [CHARLES.II.]DVC[.D.MA]NT.S.DA[R]

Reverse description: Three fleur-de-lys in a double banded circle, with pellets in the band.
Reverse inscription: +DOV[... 16]42

It is 18.8mm in diameter and 0.7mm thick. It weighs 1.36gm.

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1642
Date to: Exactly AD 1642

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 1.36 g
Diameter: 18.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st May 2015 - Sunday 31st May 2015

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 2810

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Double tournois (copper)
Obverse description: A bust facing right with elaborate lacey collar
Obverse inscription: [CHARLES.II.]DVC[.D.MA]NT.S.DA[R]
Reverse description: Three fleur-de-lis, arranged two over one, in a double circle with pellets between the lines
Reverse inscription: +DOV[... 16]42
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Harrogate (District)
Parish or ward: Cundall with Leckby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4272
Four figure Latitude: 54.14212505
Four figure longitude: -1.35858183
1:25K map: SE4272
1:10K map: SE47SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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