NLM-097A17: Post-Medieval Coin of an indeterminate foreign ruler

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-097A17

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy coin. Milled coin of an indeterminate European monarchy, dated 1807. If the obverse is correctly identified, it might be the Lion of Brabant, suggesting a Low Countries origin.

Obverse description: possibly rampant lion left. Indeterminate circumferential legend.

Reverse description: Straight-sided heraldic shield with cushion crown above, flanked by numerals: 18 07. Indeterminate legend.

Diameter: 23.2mm, Weight: 3.70gms, die axis: probably 9

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1807
Date to: Exactly AD 1807

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.7 g
Diameter: 23.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 11th January 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM34866

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Obverse description: possibly ramoant lion left. Indeterminate circumferential legend
Reverse description: Straight-sided heraldic shield with cushion crown above, flanked by numerals: 18 07. Indeterminate legend
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Full Sutton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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