IOW-8005A5: Medieval Coin: Denier Tournois of Louis IX of France

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Unique ID: IOW-8005A5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

An incomplete, slightly bent and very worn Medieval silver French Chatel Tournois denier tournois of Louis IX of France (1245-1270). Initial mark: cross pattée.

Obverse: +LVDOVICVS REX; Cross pattée.

Reverse: +TVRONVS CIVIS; Chatel Tournois.

Diameter: 18.0mm. Weight: 0.73g. DA=12:11.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1245
Date to: Circa AD 1270

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.73 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 20th May 2018 - Sunday 20th May 2018

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2018-1-169

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Louis IX of France
Type: French: Denier of Louis IX
Obverse description: Cross pattée
Obverse inscription: +LVDOVICVS REX
Reverse description: Chatel Tournois
Reverse inscription: +TVRONVS CIVIS
Initial mark: Cross pattée
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates

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: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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