WREX-581B72:

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COIN

Unique ID: WREX-581B72

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete medieval continental sterling imitation silver penny of Robert of Bethune (1305-1322AD). Mint of Alost. Obverse: Crowned bust facing with the legend [R COM]ES FLA[NDRIE]. Reverse has a long cross pattée, with three pellets in each quarter, dividing the legend [MON/ETA/ALO/TEN]

Diameter: 18.3mm; thickness: 0.8mm; weight: 1.23g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1305
Date to: Circa AD 1322

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 1.23 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 11th December 2018 - Monday 11th March 2019

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NWales PAS 190311/1

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
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 facig
Obverse inscription: R COM]ES FLA[NDRIE]
Reverse description: Long cross pattée, with three pellets in each quarter, dividing the legend
Reverse inscription: [MON/ETA/ALO/TEN]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Wrexham (Unitary Authority)
District: Wrexham (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Overton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting.

References cited

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Updated: 2 years ago

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