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Unique ID: SUR-E01E7B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A folded silver Medieval short cross penny of John of England (1199-1216), probably class 6c, dating to 1215-1216. Uncertain moneyer or mint. As North 1994, p. 222, no. 976/1. 

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1215
Date to: Circa AD 1216

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.1 mm
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 18.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 23rd October 2021

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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 of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 6c, not further defined
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Longbridge Deverill (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8841
Four figure Latitude: 51.16811505
Four figure longitude: -2.17301038
1:25K map: ST8841
1:10K map: ST84SE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1991 English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son Ltd

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Audit data

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

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