ASHM-DE4178: Sterling imitation penny of Gaucher of Chatillon

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COIN

Unique ID: ASHM-DE4178

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete medieval silver sterling imitation of Edwardian type in the name of Gaucher of Chatillon (1313-1322). Mint of Yves (near Florennes, Belgium). Mayhew type 237. Ref: Mayhew 1983: 94-95.

Find of note status

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

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Undergoing further examination at a museum

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
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 16.8 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Alison Pollard
Identified by: Dr. John Naylor

Other reference numbers

Other reference: ASHMBD640

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: not further defined (M 237 - 250)
Obverse description: Front-facing, crowned bust.
Obverse inscription: GALCHS COMES POR[.]C
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription with groups of three pellets in each angle.
Reverse inscription: MON/ETN/OVA/YVE
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
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: Childrey

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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Recording Institution: ASHM
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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