HAMP-D1A45B: Medieval coin : Imitation sterling penny of Robert of Béthune, Flanders

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-D1A45B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A medieval continental sterling imitation silver penny issued by Robert of Béthune, Count of Flanders (1305-22), and struck at Alost.
Reference: Mayhew 212.

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
Weight: 0.82 g
Diameter: 16.8 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 846

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
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:COMES F[LA]nDRIE (with trefoil stops)
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription, three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: MON ETA ALO TE[n]
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Chitterne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9844
Four figure Latitude: 51.19521533
Four figure longitude: -2.03000291
1:25K map: ST9844
1:10K map: ST94SE
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

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Mayhew, N. 1983 Sterling Imitations of Edwardian Type Royal Numismatic Society Special Publication 14 p.83 no.212

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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