IOW-94BF97: Medieval Coin: Coin of Gaucher of Chatillion (imitation Edwardian l penny)

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-94BF97

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A complete Medieval Continental sterling imitation of an Edwardian coin struck for Gaucher of Chatillion, Count of Porcien and Constable of France, dating to the period 1313-1322. Minted at Yves, near Florennes, in what is now Belgium.

Obverse: +GALChSCOMESPORC; Crowned ruler facing.

Reverse: MON/ETA/OVA/YVE; Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant.

Diameter: 18.0mm. Weight: 1.27g. DA=12:12.

For a detailed discussion of Gaucher of Chatillon and the mint at Yves, cf. LVPL-330D02.

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1313
Date to: Exactly AD 1322

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.27 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 7th May 2018 - Monday 7th May 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2018-8-66

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: at Florennes (M 249)
Obverse description: Crowned ruler facing
Obverse inscription: +GALChSCOMESPORC
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: MON/ETA/OVA/YVE
Initial mark: Cross pattée
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

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: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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