KENT-965B25: stirling imitation issued by Gaucher V count of Porcien

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-965B25

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A complete fine, Medieval silver continental stirling imitation, issued by Gaucher V de Châtillon, Lord of Châtillon and Count of Porcien as constable of France (1313-1322). Dating to the period 1314-1322. Standard obverse bust and stirling long cross. Mint of Yves France. Mayhew (1983) no. 239.

Measurements: Diameter: 18.64mm, 0.59mm thick, weight: 1.22g.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1312
Date to: Circa AD 1322

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.59 mm
Weight: 1.22 g
Diameter: 18.64 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 21st April 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

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: in his own name (M 237 -239, 244 - 247)
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust, (wedged drapery trifolate crown)
Obverse inscription: +GALChS COMES PORC (closed Es and Cs)
Reverse description: Long Cross dividing legend, three pellets in each angel
Reverse inscription: MON/ETN/OVA/YVE (closed Es and Cs)
Die axis measurement: 1 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: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Houghton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3333
Four figure Latitude: 51.0953641
Four figure longitude: -1.53013441
1:25K map: SU3333
1:10K map: SU33SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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