HAMP-781113: Medieval coin : billon Burgundy blanc dit Guénar of Charles VI of France

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Unique ID: HAMP-781113

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A Medieval billon Burgundy blanc dit Guénar of Charles VI of France (1380-1422), mint of Chalons, dating to 1385-9. It is now bent in an 'S' shape in profile.

Cf. HAMP-B57140

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1385
Date to: Circa AD 1389

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.87 g
Diameter: 26.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 679

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Guenar
Ruler/issuer: Charles VI of France
Type: French: Guenar of Charles VI
Obverse description: Shield with Arms of France modern (three fleur-de-lis).
Obverse inscription: +KAROLVS:FRAN[CORV]:[REX] stops are double annulets
Reverse description: Cross with two crowns and two fleurs-de-lis alternating in the angles.
Reverse inscription: +SIT:nOME:DnI [BEnEDICTV] stops are double pellets then double annulets
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Droxford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6018
Four figure Latitude: 50.95831207
Four figure longitude: -1.14708541
1:25K map: SU6018
1:10K map: SU61NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Churchyard

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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