PUBLIC-D6E764: Medieval coin : Continental Edwardian-type, Gaucher of Chatillon, Yves Mint.

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A worn Continental Edwardian-type long-cross silver penny issued by Gaucher of Chatillon, count of Procein, France in the period AD1313-1322 at the Yves mint.

Obverse is extremely worn but shows crowned head facing. Obverse reads [G]A[LCH]S COM[E]S PORC.

Reverse shows long-cross with three pellets in each quarter. Reverse reads [MO]N/[E]TA/OVA/Y.VE showing broken annulet between Y and V.

Die axis is 7 or 8 o'clock. Weight is 1.15g, diameter is 18.6mm, thickness is 0.8mm.

See Wren, C.R., 1995. The English Long-Cross Pennies: 1279-1489. Edward I to Henry VII Herne Bay : Plantagenet Books p.165 and PAS record LVPL2299.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 1.15 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Sue Bennett
Identified by: Mrs Sue Bennett

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Mint or issue place: Yves
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Extremely worn crowned head facing.
Obverse inscription: [G]A[LCH]S COM[E]S PORC.
Reverse description: Long-cross with three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: [MO]N/[E]TA/OVA/Y.VE
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: East Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: East Cambridgeshire District Area

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Updated: 9 months ago

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