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Unique ID: WILT-F4E9E3

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A silver half-denaro of Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor and King of Sicily, Germany, Italy, and Jerusalem dating to AD 1243. Right facing eagle with spread wings reverse type. Mint of Brindisi. Travaini 35.

Reverse Inscripton: + R . IERL' ET SICIL'. Obverse Inscription: + FROM IPR' SEP AVG'. The crosses on both the obverse and reverse inscriptons are missing the right arm.

Grierson, P. and Travaini, L. (2009). Medieval European coinage. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Find of note status

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

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1243
Date to: Circa AD 1243

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 18.76 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Erik Vander Meulen
Identified by: Mr Erik Vander Meulen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 2018-13

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Bare head facing right.
Obverse inscription: + FROM IPR' SEP AVG'
Reverse description: Eagle facing right with spread wings
Reverse inscription: + R. IERL' ET SICIL'
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Enford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1351
Four figure Latitude: 51.25801683
Four figure longitude: -1.81508814
1:25K map: SU1351
1:10K map: SU15SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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