BUC-813FC5: Medieval coin: Continental Imitation

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-813FC5

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A silver medieval continental imitation of an English silver penny. The coin was struck under John of Avesnes, Court of Hainault, at Valenciennes, c. 1290-1291.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1290
Date to: Circa AD 1291

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 26th August 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Arwen James
Identified by: Miss Arwen James

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4826

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: John II of Avesnes count of Hainaut (1280-1304) count of Holland (1299-1304)
Mint or issue place: Valenciennes
Type: Edwardian Imitation: not further defined (M 24 - 29)
Obverse description: Facing bust wearing a chaplet of flowers with wedged drapery
Obverse inscription: COMES hAnOnIE
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: VAL/EnC/hEn/EnS
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Broadland (District)
Parish or ward: Buxton with Lammas (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG2321
Four figure Latitude: 52.74060385
Four figure longitude: 1.30207259
1:25K map: TG2321
1:10K map: TG22SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date found
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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