YORYM-6A3C56: Medieval Coin : Continental sterling imitation penny of Valeran de Ligny

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-6A3C56

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver medieval Continental sterling imitation penny of Valeran de Ligny dating to the period c.AD 1315 - 1320. Long cross reverse. Mint of Serain, France.

Mayhew, p.90, no.225f.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1315
Date to: Circa AD 1320

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.8 g
Diameter: 17.8 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E06248

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Valéran II count of Ligny 1304-1353 and 1364-1366
Mint or issue place: Serain
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: +G DOMINVS : DEL INY
Reverse description: Long cross
Reverse inscription: MON/ETA/SER/AHI
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
District: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Central (Metropolitan District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE5602
Four figure Latitude: 53.51170851
Four figure longitude: -1.15702132
1:25K map: SE5602
1:10K map: SE50SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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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Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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