NARC-B4ADC9: NARC-B4ADC9 : Cut Halfpenny : John

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-B4ADC9

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver cut Half Penny of John (AD 1199-1216). Class 6c1. Short cross reverse with quatrefoil in each quadrant. Minted in York. AD 1215-1216.

Length: 18.27mm, Width: 9.54mm, Thickness: 0.65mm, Weight: 0.6g.

North Vol I, P 222, No 976/1

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.27 mm
Width: 9.54 mm
Thickness: 0.65 mm
Weight: 0.6 g

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: John of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 6c1 (N 976/1)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: [HENRI]CVSR/[EX]
Reverse description: Short cross with quatrefoil in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: [???/???]/ON∙EVR
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: South Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Litchborough (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6353
Four figure Latitude: 52.17167431
Four figure longitude: -1.080215
1:25K map: SP6353
1:10K map: SP65SW
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

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1963 English Hammered Coinage: Vol I. Early Anglo Saxon-Henry III, c650-1272 London Spink and Son Ltd 222 976/1

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Updated: 4 months ago

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