PUBLIC-987DF1: Medieval coin: penny of Henry II

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-987DF1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver penny of Henry II (1154-1189); Voided short-cross coinage, Class 1c, minted 1185-1189. Moneyer: ALEIN ON CARDI (Carlisle).

North vol.I, no.964

Dimensions: 19.31mm diameter, 0.51mm thick. Weight: 1.1g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1185
Date to: Circa AD 1189

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.51 mm
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 19.31 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 15th October 2021

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry II of England
Mint or issue place: Carlisle
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 1c (N 964)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing holding sceptre.
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX
Reverse description: Voided short cross, four pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: ALEIN ON CARDI
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
Parish or ward: Poslingford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL7748
Four figure Latitude: 52.1020147
Four figure longitude: 0.58287705
1:25K map: TL7748
1:10K map: TL74NE
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

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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