PUBLIC-84665E: PUBLIC-84665E John Canterbury_SAMVEL

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-84665E

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval short cross penny of John (1199-1216). Class 5b1. Moneyer: Samuel, Mint: Canterbury. Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with beard within a circle, sceptre left. Hair of two curls and pellets on each side. Obverse inscription: hENRICVS R EX.

Reverse description: Voided short cross within a beaded circle, quatrefoil in each quadrant. Reverse inscription: + SAMVEL . ON . CA.

North Vol 1 N970i

Diameter: 18.51mm, Weight: 1.37gms, Thickness: 0.89mm, Die axis: 9  o'clock.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1205
Date to: Exactly AD 1205

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.89 mm
Weight: 0.89 g
Diameter: 18.51 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th November 2021

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PastfindersI

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: John of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 5b1 (N 970 i)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with beard within a circle with sceptre left. Hair of two curls and pellets on each side.
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS R EX
Reverse description: Voided short cross within a beaded circle with quatrefoil in each quadrant.
Reverse inscription: SAMVEL .ON.CA
Initial mark: Cross Pattée
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Lewes (District)
To be known as: Near Lewes

Spatial coordinates


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
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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