CORN-079B27: denier of Charlemagne (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-079B27

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver denier of Charlemagne, Carolingian King of the Franks, (AD 768-814), Class III (c.AD 793-812). Minted at Melle, France.

Cf. Grierson and Blackburn, 1986, p.544, pl.42, no.923

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 793
Date to: Exactly AD 812

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.45 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 6th June 2018 - Wednesday 6th June 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denier
Ruler/issuer: Charlemagne

Type: Silver denier of Charlemagne
Obverse description: Small cross pattee within inner circle
Obverse inscription: +CARLVS REX FR Reverse description: Royal Karolus monogram (clockwise K R S L) with chevron in the centre within inner circle
Reverse inscription: +METVLLO
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Grade-Ruan (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW7216
Four figure Latitude: 50.00045917
Four figure longitude: -5.18293823
1:25K map: SW7216
1:10K map: SW76SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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