WMID-6A317D: Medieval Coin: Continental Imitation Issued by Arnold V

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-6A317D

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An incomplete silver Medieval continental imitation penny, issued by Arnold V of Looz, dating to the period AD 1279-1323. Pollard type. Probably minted in Hasselt. Coin is chipped at 4 o'clock on the obverse and is cracked at 8 o'clock on the obverse.

Overall dimensions: 18.67mm in diameter and 1.21g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1279
Date to: Exactly AD 1323

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.21 g
Diameter: 18.67 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Arnold V count of Looz/Loon
Mint or issue place: Hasselt
Type: Edwardian imitation: (M 59-78)
Obverse description: Bust facing. Double saltire between COMES and ARNOLDVS.
Obverse inscription: COMES ARNOLDVS
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend with three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: [MON]/ETA/COM/ITIS
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: South Staffordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Pattingham and Patshull (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO8299
Four figure Latitude: 52.58850085
Four figure longitude: -2.26712089
1:25K map: SO8299
1:10K map: SO89NW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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