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LIN-20D94A: COIN - penny of Richard I

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-20D94A

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver medieval penny of Richard I (AD 1189-1199) Class 4a* dating to 1194-1205. Cross pattee initial cross. Moneyer: Stivene. Mint: London. Stops each side of ON on the reverse.

Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with sceptre.
Obverse inscription: hENRICVS REX
Reverse description: Short voided cross with four pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: +STIVENE ON LVN

Diameter: 18.95 mm; thickness: 0.62 mm; Weight: 1.33g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1194
Date to: Circa AD 1205

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.62 mm
Weight: 1.33 g
Diameter: 18.95 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: Richard I of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 4a* (N 966)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with sceptre.
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX
Reverse description: Short voided cross with four pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: +STIVENE ON LVN
Initial mark: Cross pattee
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: South Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Near Bourne

Spatial coordinates


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

References cited

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Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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