LVPL-58D728: Medieval coin: short cross penny of Richard I

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-58D728

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An incomplete medieval silver short cross penny of Richard I (1189-1199), Class 4a dating to 1194-1199. Mint: Canterbury. Moneyer: Vlard. Cf. North Vol I, p.220 no.968/1.

Obverse: Crowned bust facing forwards with sceptre. Legend: hENR[ICVS] REX
Reverse: Short cross voided with quatrefoil in each angle. Legend: + VLARD•ON•CAN[T]

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: Circa AD 1199

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.15 g
Diameter: 19.42 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 17th May 2020

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Materials and construction

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

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 968/1)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing forwards with sceptre
Obverse inscription: HENR[ICVS] REX
Reverse description: Short cross voided with quatrefoil in each angle
Reverse inscription: + VLARD•ON•CAN[T]
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Nantwich

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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