SWYOR-38CABC: SWYOR-38CABC Medieval coin

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A complete Medieval silver Irish coin; a penny of John of England (AD 1199 to AD 1216), dating to the period  AD 1207 to AD 1211 as part of the Third 'Rex' coinage. Struck by Willem probably at Limerick. See Spink 's (2003) Coins of Scotland, Ireland and the Islands number 6229 on page 123. 

Thickness: 1.37mm
Weight: 1.25g
Diameter: 17.97mm

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1207
Date to: Exactly AD 1211

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.37 mm
Weight: 1.25 g
Diameter: 17.97 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st February 2021 - Sunday 28th February 2021

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS Form No 003756

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: Forward facing crowned bust holding sceptre, all in a triangle. Rosette to right of neck.
Obverse inscription: IOHA/NNE[S / RE]X
Reverse description: Sun, moon and three stars in a triangle
Reverse inscription: WIL[...]/N LI
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Rotherham (Metropolitan District)
District: Rotherham (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Wath (Metropolitan District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4400
Four figure Latitude: 53.49487141
Four figure longitude: -1.33823934
1:25K map: SE4400
1:10K map: SE40SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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