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NARC-11C9CD: NARC-11C9CD : Cut Halfpenny : Richard I

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-11C9CD

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

A complete silver cut Halfpenny of Richard I (AD 1189-1199). Class 2-4a. Short cross reverse with quatrefoil in each quadrant. Minted by Stivene in London. AD 1189-1200.

 Length: 15.79mm, Width: 8.46mm, Thickness: 0.51mm, Weight: 0.3g

North Vol I, P 220, No 965-968.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1189
Date to: Circa AD 1200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15.79 mm
Width: 8.46 mm
Thickness: 0.51 mm
Weight: 0.3 g

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Richard I of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Richard I, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: [hENRIC]V[SRE/X]
Reverse description: Short cross with quatrefoil in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: STIVE[NEONLVN]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Catesby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5159
Four figure Latitude: 52.22684912
Four figure longitude: -1.25476277
1:25K map: SP5159
1:10K map: SP55NW
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1963 English Hammered Coinage: Vol I. Early Anglo Saxon-Henry III, c650-1272 London Spink and Son Ltd 220 965-968

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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