LON-A30994: A very worn Medieval silver long cross penny, continental imitation, of Gaucher of Chatillon dating to AD 1313-1322.

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Unique ID: LON-A30994

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A very worn Medieval silver long cross penny, continental imitation, of Gaucher of Chatillon dating to AD 1313-1322. Mayhew no. 237. (Wren 1995, pages 165-167). The coin is bend on the right hand side of the crowned bust.

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: 0.81 g
Diameter: 17.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helena Costas
Identified by: Ms Helena Costas

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: Unknown
Type: Edwardian imitation: not further defined (M 237 - 250)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: GALCS COMES PORC
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: MON/ETA/OVA/YVE
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Epping Forest (District)

References cited

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Recording Institution: LON
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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