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LIN-9FD0FA: COIN - penny of Richard II?

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-9FD0FA

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Medieval silver long cross penny of Richard II, type I, incurved lettering date is 1380s, York mint

Obverse description: Facing bust
Obverse inscription: RICARDVS REX ANGLIE
Reverse description: Long cross, three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS [EBORA]CI

Diameter: 17.66 mm; Thickness: 0.56 mm; Weight: 0.93g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1380
Date to: Circa AD 1389

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.56 mm
Weight: 0.93 g
Diameter: 17.66 mm

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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: York
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Richard I, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust
Obverse inscription: RICARDVS REX ANGLIE
Reverse description: Long cross, three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS [EBORA]CI
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: East Barkwith (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF1582
Four figure Latitude: 53.32244079
Four figure longitude: -0.27495361
1:25K map: TF1582
1:10K map: TF18SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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