HAMP-A843C4: Medieval coin : Pomeranian esterlin

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Unique ID: HAMP-A843C4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A medieval silver witten (or esterlin) of the German state of Pomerania and struck at the city of Anklam, dating to 1380-1400.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1380
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.89 g
Diameter: 17.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 15th January 2015 - Thursday 15th January 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds
Secondary identifier: Mr Tom Redmayne

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 464

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Obverse description: Ray of light (three expanding arms extending from edge of beaded inner circle).
Obverse inscription: :M[OnETA T]AnGLIN
Reverse description: Cross potent with open circle at centre, pellet within.
Reverse inscription: :DEVS In nOMInE TVO
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
To be known as: Hurstbourne Priors

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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