SWYOR-876485: SWYOR-876485 Medieval Coin

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Unique ID: SWYOR-876485

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A silver short cross Medieval coin; a penny of Richard I (AD 1189 - 1199), Class 4a dating from AD 1194 - 1200, struck by Everard at York. North number 968/1 on page 220. Measurements are; diameter 17.4mm, thickness 0.7mm and weight 1.20g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1194
Date to: Circa AD 1200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 17.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 22nd July 2021 - Thursday 22nd July 2021

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3762

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: York
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 4a (N 968/1)
Obverse description: Forward facing crowned bust holding sceptre.
Obverse inscription: [HENRIC]VS R-E[X]
Reverse description: Voided short cross with a quatrefoil in each angle
Reverse inscription: (EVERARD) [O]N • [...]
Die axis measurement: 3 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: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
Parish or ward: Catton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE3778
Four figure Latitude: 54.19643002
Four figure longitude: -1.43438006
1:25K map: SE3778
1:10K map: SE37NE
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: SWYOR
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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