SF-B32C75: Medieval coin: Continental cut half penny imitation of a sterling type.

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-B32C75

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A silver Medieval Continental cut half penny imitation of a sterling type issued by Robert of Béthune, dating to ca. AD 1317. Obverse depicting crowned bust facing with the legend [R.COMES FLA]nDRIE cross. Reverse depicting long solid cross, three pellets in angles; legend reads [MON/ETA/A]LO/TE[N]. Mint of Alost. The coin is slightly bent in its middle.

Diameter, slightly bent: 15.65 mm

Weight: 0.56 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1317
Date to: Circa AD 1317

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.84 mm
Weight: 0.56 g
Diameter: 15.65 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 9th September 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss
Secondary identifier: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Robert III, Count of Flanders
Mint or issue place: Aalst
Type: Edwardian imitation: M 209 - 219
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with the legend.
Obverse inscription: [R.COMES FLA]nDRIE cross
Reverse description: Long solid cross, three pellets in angles.
Reverse inscription: [MON/ETA/A]LO/TE[N]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Denham

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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