KENT-681AF7: Coin of Guy of Dampierre, Flanders

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-681AF7

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A complete fine, Medieval silver continental stirling imitation, issued by Guy of Dampierre, Count of Flanders (1251-1305). Doubleheaded eagle type, as Mayhew 1-3. Minted AD 1288 - 1292 and Alost (modern Aalst, Belgium).

Measurements: Diameter: 20.86mm, thickness: 0.60mm, weight: 1.24g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1288
Date to: Circa AD 1292

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 1.24 g
Diameter: 20.86 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Mags Erwin
Identified by: Ms Mags Erwin
Secondary identifier: Mr Jo Ahmet

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain
Ruler/issuer: Guy of Dampierre count of Flanders (1278-1304) marquis of Namur (1263-1297)
Mint or issue place: Aalst
Type: Edwardian imitation, double headed eagle (M 1-3)
Obverse description: Double headed eagle
Obverse inscription: +GCOmЄS˙FLANDRIЄ
Reverse description: Long cross pattee with three pellets in each angle.
Reverse inscription: CIV ITA S˙AL* OST

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
Parish or ward: Bonnington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR0534
Four figure Latitude: 51.06871126
Four figure longitude: 0.92462043
1:25K map: TR0534
1:10K map: TR03SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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