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Unique ID: SUR-7FE6C2

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A Medieval silver short cross penny of Henry II, class 1b dating to AD 1180-1185. Moneyer is ALA[IN], Carlisle mint. As North (1994: 221) no. 963.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1180
Date to: Circa AD 1185

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 1.36 g
Diameter: 19.1 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: Henry II of England
Mint or issue place: Carlisle
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 1b (N 963)
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX
Reverse inscription: +AL(A)[...] . ON . CARD
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: East Garston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3680
Four figure Latitude: 51.51777997
Four figure longitude: -1.48256767
1:25K map: SU3680
1:10K map: SU38SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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