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Record ID: SWYOR-5AE1ED
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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An incomplete Medieval silver coin; probably a Burgundian double patard of Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgandy and Count of Flanders (AD 1467-1477) dating from AD 1467-1477. The coin is 25.2mm long, 16.5mm wide and 0.6mm thick. 1.4g. Compare SOM-65BD86 which notes that "In 1469, following an agreement made between Edward IV and Charles the Bold, these coins were made legal tender in England and remained so for over 60 years afterwards; they crop up in hoards (in steadily declining numbers) until well into Henry VIII's reign. The Burgundian rulers were seen as friends of the English and …
Created on: Monday 23rd July 2018
Last updated: Monday 3rd September 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-09B818
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A medieval silver coin: a Anglo-Gallic hardi d'argent, probably Edward the Black Prince as Prince of Aquitaine, issued AD 1362 - 1371, Elias 208 (no mint letter at end of ovberse inscription. Ref: Elias 1984, 190-1. The coin is damaged, being slightly clipped and having a section of the edge missing between 12 and 4 o'clock on the obverse. It is 19.4mm long, 16.4mm wide and 0.6mm thick. It weighs 0.86gm.
Created on: Tuesday 2nd August 2016
Last updated: Friday 9th September 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-7D9485
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wakefield
Workflow stage: Published Find published
British Museum Curatorial Report: "I have examined an object reported found at "Darrington", West Yorkshire. The object is a piedfort or piéfort version of the coin-type known as the denier of the counts of Blois-Chartres. The reference to the coin is J. Duplessy, Les monnaies françaises féodales (2004) no. 585. This was the last of the anonymous Blois denier series (coins that do not name an individual count) and the only one of them for which there are known examples of piedforts, as several of this type have been recorded. The coin is anonymous, with a highly stylised obverse des…
Created on: Tuesday 15th March 2016
Last updated: Monday 13th August 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-AE71CA
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Medieval silver coin; a continental sterling imitation (a crockard) of John II of Avesnes, count of Hainaut (1280-1304) and count of Holland (1299-1304), dating from AD1290 - 1300. The mint is Mons (now in present-day Belgium). For reference, see Mayhew number 34 (or 159-160) as cited in Withers (forthcoming). The coin has suffered some damage since deposition in the soil and is now bent. It is 19.2mm in diameter and 0.8mm thick. It weighs 1.37gm.
Created on: Friday 11th December 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 5th January 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-436748
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wakefield
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Burgundian silver coin: a double patard of Charles the Bold (1467-1477). It is 26.6mm in diameter and 0.8mm thick. It weighs 2.99gm. In 1469, following an agreement made between Edward IV and Charles the Bold, these coins were made legal tender in England and remained so for over 60 years afterwards; they crop up in hoards (in steadily declining numbers) until well into Henry VIII's reign. The Burgundian rulers were seen as friends of the English and this is the main reason that this type of foreign coin was allowed to circulate here. The metal is not quite sterling value, s…
Created on: Tuesday 10th April 2012
Last updated: Monday 16th April 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-4A74F1
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy Medieval Indian coin; probably a 2 Gani denomination of the Sultans of Delhi, Ala al-Din Muhammad Shah dating from 1296-1316 AD. It is 15.5mm in diameter and 2.7mm thick. It weighs 3.33gm. It is in very good condition. Paul Cannon has kindly provided the following additional information: "Ala al-Din Muhammad Shah belonged to the Khalji family, the second dynasty of the Sultans of Delhi. His coins can easily be picked out of the list on the website below and there are several parallels there. 'Muhammad Shah' (in Arabic) appears within two concentric circles. On a la…
Created on: Wednesday 7th July 2010
Last updated: Thursday 21st March 2013
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Record ID: SWYOR-238275
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A medieval silver coin: an Irish penny of Edward I, Class 1, Dublin mint. The flan is slightly chipped at 1 o'clock and 6 o'clock on the obverse. It is 17.9mm in diameter and 0.8mm tick. It weighs 1.13gm. It may be Seaby (1984), No. 6246. Compare also BH-DAC1F3 and HESH-D22A17.
Created on: Wednesday 23rd June 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 4th September 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'North Nottinghamshire', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SWYOR-509F91
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A medieval Scottish coin: a penny of Alexander III (1249-1286), second coinage, class B, dating from c.1280-86, probably of Berwick mint as the mullets have a total of 24 points. It is 18.9mm in diameter and 0.8mm thick. It weighs gm.1.33gm. Reference: Seaby (1984), No. 5052.
Created on: Tuesday 1st June 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 4th September 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-BB88D1
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A medieval silver coin: a silver double patard of Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy (1467-1477). Compare DUR-E62735 and DENO-F48286.
Created on: Tuesday 25th May 2010
Last updated: Thursday 22nd July 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-3F8805
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Medieval silver coin; a penny of Alexander III of Scotland (1249-1286), second coinage (1280 – 1286), type E. It has a diameter of 18.25mm, thickness 1.20mm, weight 1.08g. For reference see Seaby 1984. Coins of Scotland, Ireland and the Islands p. 11 no: 5055.
Created on: Friday 7th May 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 4th September 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Mattersey', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SWYOR-362544
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A medieval silver coin; a continental coin (stirling imitation?) from Brussels, probably of Jan III the Victorious, Duke of Brabant (1312 – 1355). It has a diameter of 17.48mm, thickness 0.79mm, weight 1.18g. Ref. Vanhoudt G248. De Witte 307 (http://users.telenet.be/medievalcoins/Brabant.htm). Reference: J. Chautard, Imitations des monnaies au type esterlin frapées en Europe pendant le XIIIe et le XIVe siècle (Nancy, 1871), p.62, no.112 and Pl. IX, 9. Only two examples of this coin have been recorded on the pAs adatabase previously: LVPL-C97AA3 and CAM-CDDCD1  
Created on: Wednesday 31st March 2010
Last updated: Thursday 1st April 2010
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Record ID: SWYOR-7E5853
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leeds
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy Post medieval foreign coin; a Courte of the Spanish Netherlands, Philip II (1555-1598), produced between 1556 and 1571. It has a diameter 17.51mm, thickness 0.70mm, weight 1.18g. It may be a contemporary copy. See Van Gelder and Hoc 1960, no: 229.
Created on: Friday 26th February 2010
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Morley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SWYOR-C5B615
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post-medieval Scottish silver coin: an eighth thistle-merk of James VI (1567-1625), eighth coinage (1601 - 1625), dated 1602. There is a chip in the flan at 3o’clock on the obverse. It is 16.3mm in diameter and 0.6mm thick. It weighs 0.72gm. Reference: Seaby, Coins of Scotland, Ireland and the Islands (1984), No. 5500.
Created on: Friday 5th February 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 4th September 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-F35D42
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy jetton, French, probably a stock jetton of Tournai dating from 1415-1497. The jetton is very worn and the legend is illegible. It is also unusually thick. For similar examples see Mitchiner 1988. Jetons, Medalets and Tokens the Medieval period and Nuremberg vol 1 p. 217 no. 624a.
Created on: Thursday 14th January 2010
Last updated: Sunday 28th April 2019
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Record ID: SWYOR-76AD93
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: York
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cut silver half probably of William I, Phase B (1205 - 1230). Mint and moneyer remain unknown. It has a length of 17.83mm, width 8.70mm, thickness 0.82mm, weight 0.67g. for reference see Seaby 1984. Coins of Scotland, Ireland and the Islands number 5029 - 5033.
Created on: Friday 8th January 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 25th April 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-3854E2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post-medieval silver coin: a Scottish twenty pence piece of Charles I (1625-49), third coinage (1637-42). It is 16mm in diameter and 0.6mm thick. It weighs 0.81gm. Reference: Seaby (1983), No. 5589.
Created on: Tuesday 5th January 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 24th April 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-BBC2C0
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver coin; a 2 Stuivers coin of the Overyssel Province of the Netherlands. It dates from either 1612-1634 or 1677-1681. The date is under the legend on the reverse, but the coin has been struck off centre and it is illegible. It is probably KM 14 or KM 48. It has a diameter of 19.01mm, thickness 0.76mm, weight 1.13g. For an example see http://time-lines.co.uk/netherlands-overyssel-1619-two-stuivers-015112-24741-0.html and http://www.numismaster.com/ta/inside_numis2.jsp?page=PriceGuideInfoDenom
Created on: Friday 18th December 2009
Last updated: Saturday 24th March 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-B66B12
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A corroded copper alloy jetton of the ‘Three Circles’ type, struck at Tournai during the reigns of Louis XI (1461 – 1483) and Charles VIII (1483-1497). At some time it has been pierced for suspension. It is 24.9mm in diameter and 1.6mm thick. It weighs 4.52gm. Compare Mitchiner, Vol. 1, No. 602.
Created on: Friday 18th December 2009
Last updated: Tuesday 4th September 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-7CF3C0
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver coin; probably a penny of Edward IV (1461 – 1483) minted at Dublin. The outside of the coin is severely clipped. It has a diameter of 14.77mm, thickness 0.57mm, weight 0.43g. There is an extra pellet in two quarters of the reverse. A reference for this at the Dublin mint has not yet been found. A similar coin except in that respect is number 6323 in Seaby’s Standard Catalogue Volume II.
Created on: Tuesday 15th December 2009
Last updated: Tuesday 4th September 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-7CCA42
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper Medieval French jetton, dating from the 15th century, struck in Tournai. It has a diameter of 26.46mm, thickness 0.79mm, weight 2.15g. It is similar to jettons from Mitchiner 1988. Jetons, Medalets and Tokens. The Medieval period Nuremberg vol 1 p. 228, for example no: 691, but with a blundered legend.
Created on: Tuesday 15th December 2009
Last updated: Friday 17th November 2017
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