PUBLIC-944FE4: PUBLIC-944FE4 Richard I Penny North N.965 London

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-944FE4

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A complete, clipped Medieval Silver short cross penny of Richard I (1189-1199). Struck by Ricard at London. Class 4a, 1194-1200 (North 1994: 220, ref: 968).

Obverse: hENRICVS REX; Crowned bust facing with sceptre.

Reverse: +RICARD·ON·LVN; Voided short cross dividing the inscription with a quatrefoil in each quadrant.

Diameter: 18.82mm, Thickness: 0.82mm, Weight: 1.19g. DA=12:10.

North, J.J. 1994. English Hammered Coinage, Volume I, Early Anglo Saxon to Henry III, c. 600-1272. Spink & Son, London.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1194
Date to: Exactly AD 1200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.82 mm
Weight: 1.19 g
Diameter: 18.82 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 4th April 2021

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PastfindersI

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: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 4a (N 968/1)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing sceptre left
Obverse inscription: +hENRICVS REX
Reverse description: Voided short cross within inner beaded circle. Quatrefoil within each quarter.
Reverse inscription: +RICARD·ON·LVN
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Lewes (District)
To be known as: Near Lewes

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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