BERK-40AB59: Medieval coin: Copy of a French denier tournois

Rights Holder: Oxfordshire County Council
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Unique ID: BERK-40AB59

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A worn copper alloy medieval contemporary copy of a French silver denier tournois, possibly of Louis IX (AD 1226-1270) or Philippe IV (AD 1285-1314).

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1314

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.5 g
Diameter: 14.2 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2017.347

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denier
Ruler/issuer: Louis IX of France
Type: French: Denier of Louis IX
Obverse description: Short cross pattée
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Carolingian temple or 'châtel tournois'
Reverse inscription: +[TVRONVS CI]VIS
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
To be known as: Steventon

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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