LANCUM-E27EC8: Silver hammered coin with omega stamp

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-E27EC8

Object type certainty: Certain
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Modified silver hammered coin, probably post-medieval in date (c. AD 1485 - 1660). The coin is worn smooth and has been stamped with an omega symbol centrally on one side. The reasons for this are unclear, possibly for use as a religious or love token. The coin is 19.01mm in diameter, 0.48mm in thickness and weighs 1.23g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1485
Date to: Circa AD 1660

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.48 mm
Weight: 1.23 g
Diameter: 19.01 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lydia Prosser
Identified by: Miss Lydia Prosser

Other reference numbers

Other reference: N5448

Materials and construction

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

Numismatic data

No numismatic data has been recorded for this coin yet.

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Copeland (District)
Parish or ward: Weddicar (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NY0015
Four figure Latitude: 54.52038935
Four figure longitude: -3.5464228
1:25K map: NY0015
1:10K map: NY01NW
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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: About one month ago
Updated: About one month ago

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