WAW-2EA163: Obverse and reverse of a Richard I cut halfpenny.

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Unique ID: WAW-2EA163

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A cut halfpenny of Richard I.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1189
Date to: AD 1204

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.7 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 19th March 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Richard I of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Obverse description: Upper portion of the face and crown. Holding a sceptre.
Obverse inscription: HEN EX
Reverse description: Short voided cross with a quatrefoil in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: MEI ANT

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Brailes (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3040
Four figure Latitude: 52.057575
Four figure longitude: -1.563867
1:25K map: SP3040
1:10K map: SP34SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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