LVPL-EF8D6F: medieval coin: Irish penny of John

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-EF8D6F

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A silver medieval Irish penny of John (1199-1216), third 'Rex' coinage dating c.AD1207-11. Moneyer: Willem. Mint: Limerick (Spink S6229). Ref: Spink 2003: 123.
Obverse: Facing bust with sceptre left in triangle, hair of two curls and pellets to either side, quatrefoil to right of neck. Legend: IOHA/NNES/RE  X
Reverse: Crescent and five-armed right hand spiral in triangle, pellets in two corners. Legend: WILL/EMON/LIME

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 1211

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.37 g
Diameter: 17.95 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: John, Lord of Ireland 1172-1216, King of England 1199-1216
Mint or issue place: Limerick City
Type: Irish: coin of John, Third (Rex) coinage (S 6228 - 6234)
Obverse description: Facing bust with sceptre left in triangle, hair of two curls and pellets to either side, quatrefoil to right of neck.
Obverse inscription: IOHA/NNES/REX
Reverse description: Crescent and five-armed right hand spiral in triangle, pellets in two corners
Reverse inscription: WILL/EMON/LIME
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Much Wenlock

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Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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