IOW-76C2D9: Medieval Coin: Florette or Gros, of Charles VI of France

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Unique ID: IOW-76C2D9

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of a Medieval silver coin, possibly a florette or gros, of Charles VI of France (1380-1422), issued c. 1417.

Obverse: kAROL[VS FRANCORVM] REX; Three fleurs-de-lis, crowned.

Reverse: SIT: [NOME DNI BENE]DICTV; Short cross fleury with a crown in two quarters.

Length: 25.0mm; width: 15.2mm. Weight: 1.17g.

For a complete example, see: DENO-490E32.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1417
Date to: Circa AD 1417

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 25 mm
Width: 15.2 mm
Weight: 1.17 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 26th December 2018 - Wednesday 26th December 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2019-7-14

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Charles VI of France
Type: French: Florette of Charles VI
Obverse description: Three fleurs-de-lis, crowned
Obverse inscription: KAROL[VS FRANCORVM] REX
Reverse description: Short cross fleury with a crown in two quarters
Reverse inscription: SIT: [NOME DNI BENE]DICTV
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

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