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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-97B914

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated

A silver short cross cut halfpenny of John [1199-1216, probably class 5b or 5c. Obverse: Chin and neck only of bust. [HENRIC]VS R[EX]. Reverse: Voided short cross & linked pellets in fours [ALISAN]DRE ON G (Ipswich)

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Retained by Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1204
Date to: Circa AD 1209

Dimensions and weight

Width: 17.46 mm
Thickness: 0.69 mm
Weight: 0.7 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 4th April 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Paul Manning - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Paul Manning - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Ms Ros Tyrrell - [ view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Incomplete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: John of England [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Ipswich [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278 [ scope notes | View all attributed records]
Type: Short cross class 5b, not further defined [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Chin and neck only of bust
Obverse inscription: [HENRIC]VS R[EX]
Reverse description: Voided short cross & linked pellets in fours
Reverse inscription: [ALISAN]DRE ON G
Degree of wear: Worn: fine [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of John Silver cut half

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands
County: Northamptonshire
District: South Northamptonshire
To be known as: Stoke Bruerne

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Thursday 29th April 2010
Updated: Friday 9th September 2011

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