LIN-850583: LIN-850583: Silver penny of Edward III

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-850583

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Continental sterling of Robert of Bethune Count of Flanders. Minted at Alost, c.AD 1305-1322

Obverse inscription: +R[COM]ES FL[AN]DRIE

Obverse description: Crowned bust facing

Reverse inscription: MOn/[ETA]/AL[O/TE]n

Reverse description: Single long cross with three pellets in each angle

Diameter: 17.51 mm; thickness: 0.63 mm; weight: 0.92g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.63 mm
Weight: 0.92 g
Diameter: 17.51 mm

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Materials and construction

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

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 facing
Obverse inscription: +R[COM]ES FL[AN]DRIE
Reverse description: Single long cross with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: MOn/[ETA]/AL[O/TE]n
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Ruskington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0649
Four figure Latitude: 53.0277971
Four figure longitude: -0.42093876
1:25K map: TF0649
1:10K map: TF04NE
Grid reference source: From finder
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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Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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