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Unique ID: PUBLIC-442B12

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

A complete Medieval short cross silver penny of Richard I (1189 - 1199), Class  4a*.  Dating to 1194AD.  Minted by Vlard at Canterbury. North (1994) no.966. 1

Measurements: Diameter: 17.5 mm  Thickness: 0.54mm  Weight: 0.9g

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1194
Date to: Exactly AD 1194

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.54 mm
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 17.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 28th July 2020

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Richard I of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 4a* (N 966)
Obverse description: Bust facing, large head, crowned, filling most of the field. Well marked beard of small curls Seven pearls in a line for the crown. Holding sceptre.
Obverse inscription: HENRICUS REX
Reverse description: Short cross voided with quatrefoil in each quarter. Colon stops.
Reverse inscription: +VLARD:ON:CANT.
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Swale (District)
Parish or ward: Lynsted with Kingsdown (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ9460
Four figure Latitude: 51.30604788
Four figure longitude: 0.78185022
1:25K map: TQ9460
1:10K map: TQ96SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting on private farmland
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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