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Silver gilt ornament made from two coins of Rummen, Arnold of Orey (1331-64), AR groten (Chijs 23.4 var.). The coins are welded on the top and bottom of a silver disc 7mm thick, the edge of which is finely engraved with a gothic inscription *THOMAS: [ ]; 16.27g, 24mm dia. x 7mm thick, cut portion with c.40% missing. This is a very unusual object, of high status to judge from the quality of the engraving. The 'Thomas' named on it has not yet been identified. Found at Sandwich, Kent, 1992 by Mr G. Wright of Ramsgate (shown at the BM and Dover Archaeological Society, 1993).: CM.762-1998

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Silver gilt ornament made from two coins of Rummen, Arnold of Orey (1331-64), AR groten (Chijs 23.4 var.). The coins are welded on the top and bottom of a silver disc 7mm thick, the edge of which is finely engraved with a gothic inscription *THOMAS: [ ]; 16.27g, 24mm dia. x 7mm thick, cut portion with c.40% missing. This is a very unusual object, of high status to judge from the quality of the engraving. The 'Thomas' named on it has not yet been identified. Found at Sandwich, Kent, 1992 by Mr G. Wright of Ramsgate (shown at the BM and Dover Archaeological Society, 1993).

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Ruler: Arnold of Orey (1331-64)

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Description

Silver gilt ornament made from two coins of Rummen, Arnold of Orey (1331-64), AR groten (Chijs 23.4 var.). The coins are welded on the top and bottom of a silver disc 7mm thick, the edge of which is finely engraved with a gothic inscription *THOMAS: [ ]; 16.27g, 24mm dia. x 7mm thick, cut portion with c.40% missing. The 'Thomas' named on it has not yet been identified. Found at Sandwich, Kent, 1992 (shown at the BM and Dover Archaeological Society, 1993).

Notes

History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Purchased (1998-11-23) by Valued History

Dating

1331 - 1364

Components of the work

Object composed of silver-gilt Weight 16.27 g

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.762-1998
Primary reference Number: 278002
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Created: Tuesday 8 December 2020 Updated: Monday 11 October 2021 Last processed: Monday 11 October 2021

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Owner or interested party: Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Silver gilt ornament made from two coins of Rummen, Arnold of Orey (1331-64), AR groten (Chijs 23.4 var.). The coins are welded on the top and bottom of a silver disc 7mm thick, the edge of which is finely engraved with a gothic inscription *THOMAS: [ ]; 16.27g, 24mm dia. x 7mm thick, cut portion with c.40% missing. This is a very unusual object, of high status to judge from the quality of the engraving. The 'Thomas' named on it has not yet been identified. Found at Sandwich, Kent, 1992 by Mr G. Wright of Ramsgate (shown at the BM and Dover Archaeological Society, 1993)." Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/278002 Accessed: 2022-12-06 21:54:45

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