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Unique ID: LVPL-18962E
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
An incomplete medieval silver short cross penny of Richard I (1189-1199), Class 4a dating to 1194-1204. Mint: York. Moneyer: Turkil. Cf. North Vol I, p.220 no.968/1. A small portion of the coin is missing and there is a tear at 6 o'clock on the obverse side.
Obverse: Crowned bust facing forwards with sceptre. Legend: hENRIC[VS RE]X
Reverse: Short cross voided with quatrefoil in each angle. Legend: +TVRKIL ON [...] R
Finder ref.: 102
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Weight: 1.24 g
Diameter: 19.9 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Monday 11th October 2021
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Ruler/issuer: Richard I of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 4a (N 968/1)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing forwards with sceptre
Obverse inscription: HENRIC[VS RE]X
Reverse description: Short cross voided with quatrefoil in each angl
Reverse inscription: +TVRKIL ON [...] R
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
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