SF-8156B4: Medieval coin: silver hammered esterling struck for Gaucher of Chatillon

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-8156B4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver hammered esterling dating c. 1313-1322 issued for Gaucher of Châtillon, Count of Porciens and Constable of France, imitating a contemporary Edwardian silver penny. Mint of Yves, Mayhew no. 244.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 18.42 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 7th April 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

Materials and construction

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

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 COMES PORC
Reverse description: Long cross quartering coin, three pellets in each angle within inner pelleted border
Reverse inscription: MON/ETA/OVA/Y.VE
Initial mark: Cross pattée
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Worlingworth

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

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: Friday 7th April 2017
Updated: Wednesday 21st June 2017

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