GLO-576204:

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-576204

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

Silver cut farthing of John Class 5c Date: c1207-1210 Moneyer: Alisandre. Mint Ipswich or Rochester

Obverse: crowned bust facing forwards holding a sceptre (the left lower side remains) E

Reverse: short cross voided with four pellets in each angle RE●O

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1207
Date to: Circa AD 1210

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 10 mm
Width: 9 mm
Weight: 0.33 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st April 2021 - Wednesday 1st September 2021

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut farthing
Ruler/issuer: John of England
Mint or issue place: Rochester
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 5c (N 971)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing forwards holding a sceptre (the left lower side remains)
Obverse inscription: E
Reverse description: Short cross voided with four pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: RE●O
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Ledbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7136
Four figure Latitude: 52.02165451
Four figure longitude: -2.42403299
1:25K map: SO7136
1:10K map: SO73NW
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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