LEIC-5D68C9: Medieval silver sterling imiitation penny of John the Blind of Luxemburg, 1309-1346

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-5D68C9

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Medieval silver sterling imitation penny of John the Blind of Luxemburg, 1309-46, Mayhew 275

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1309
Date to: Circa AD 1346

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.74 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 5th October 2017 - Thursday 5th October 2017

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: John the Blind, King of Bohemia and count of Luxembourg
Type: Edwardian imitation: John the Blind for Luxembourg at Méraude (M 275 - 281)
Obverse description: Facing crowned bust with lion passant below
Obverse inscription: []WARDRE[X]
Reverse description: Long cross with fleur terminals; crown in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [..A NIE O[]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Lichfield (District)
Parish or ward: Fradley and Streethay (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK1410
Four figure Latitude: 52.68751159
Four figure longitude: -1.79432335
1:25K map: SK1410
1:10K map: SK11SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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