DEV-C4B7AD: Medieval coin: continental sterling imitation of Gaucher of Porcien

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Unique ID: DEV-C4B7AD

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A Medieval silver continental sterling imitation penny of Gaucher of Chatillon, Count of Porcien and Constable of France, dating to AD 1313-1322. Long cross reverse. Minted at Yves. Mayhew (1982: 99) no. 247.

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: 1.18 g
Diameter: 18.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st October 2017 - Wednesday 3rd January 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 019416

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 P[ORC]
Reverse description: Long cross pattee dividing legend with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [MON/E]TN/OVA/YVE
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Awliscombe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST1401
Four figure Latitude: 50.80215284
Four figure longitude: -3.22176921
1:25K map: ST1401
1:10K map: ST10SW
Grid reference source: From finder
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: DEV
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Updated: About one year ago

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