BH-37279E: Medieval coin: Indian Medieval 'jital' ('Kangra'-prototype)

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Unique ID: BH-37279E

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A silver Indian Medieval 'jital' ('Kangra'-prototype) of the rulers of Kangra, a small kingdom situated East of Punjab in the Himalayan foothills, dating to the period c. AD 1200-1300. The obverse features the King's initials. The reverse depicts a horse and rider.

Class: Jital

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.25 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st August 2018 - Friday 17th August 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Matthew Fittock
Identified by: Mr Matthew Fittock

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: King's initials
Reverse description: Horse and rider

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: Stevenage (District)
Parish or ward: Bedwell (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL2424
Four figure Latitude: 51.90075464
Four figure longitude: -0.19912284
1:25K map: TL2424
1:10K map: TL22SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Updated: 4 months ago

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