YORYM-1E7E8A: Medieval Coin : Continental sterling imitation penny (known as a crockard) of John of Avesnes

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Unique ID: YORYM-1E7E8A

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A medieval silver continental sterling imitation penny (known as a crockard) of John of Avesnes dating to the period AD 1290 - 1291. Long cross reverse. Mint of Hainaut (Valenciennes).

Ref: Mayhew (1983) p.40, no.30.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1290
Date to: Circa AD 1291

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05242

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: John II of Avesnes count of Hainaut (1280-1304) count of Holland (1299-1304)
Mint or issue place: Valenciennes
Type: Edwardian imitation: John II of Avesnes for Hainaut at Valenciennes (M 24-32)
Obverse description: Bust facing crowned with a chaplet of roses
Obverse inscription: I COMES hANONIE
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: VAL/ENC/hEN/ENS
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

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)
Parish or ward: Pocklington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE7950
Four figure Latitude: 53.94009431
Four figure longitude: -0.79802777
1:25K map: SE7950
1:10K map: SE75SE
What3Words: exclusive.blasted.scratches
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: Thursday 27th April 2017
Updated: Thursday 27th April 2017

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