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DUR-B31966: DUR-B31966

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COIN

Unique ID: DUR-B31966

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

A complete silver Medieval short cross halfpenny of John (AD1199-1216).

Short cross (probably) Class 6a, London mint, Monyer Walter, c.AD1c.1209-1217, North 974/1

Obverse description: Bust facing forwards, sceptre in right hand
Obverse inscription: [HENRICUS R]EX
Reverse description: Short cross voided with quatrefoil in each angle
Reverse inscription: [W]ALTE[R ON LUND]

Width: 9.06 mm
Thickness: 0.76 mm
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 17.14 mm

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1209
Date to: Circa AD 1217

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 9.06 mm
Thickness: 0.76 mm
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 17.14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 19th May 2021 - Wednesday 19th May 2021

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: R544

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: John of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 6a1 (N 974/1)
Obverse description: Bust facing forwards, sceptre in right hand
Obverse inscription: [HENRICUS R]EX
Reverse description: Short cross voided with quatrefoil in each angle
Reverse inscription: [W]ALTE[R ON LUND]
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: York (Unitary Authority)
District: York (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Kexby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE6951
Four figure Latitude: 53.95050777
Four figure longitude: -0.95010857
1:25K map: SE6951
1:10K map: SE65SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DUR
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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