PUBLIC-69C051: PUBLIC-69C051 cut quarter penny

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-69C051

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A medieval silver cut quarter penny short cross farthing of Richard I (1189-1199). dating to the period c.1180-1247. Class 2-3 minted at either York by Tvrkil or Ravl at London.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1189
Date to: Circa AD 1199

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 9.7 mm
Width: 9.1 mm
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.3 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 30th January 2022

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Richard I of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Richard I, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust with sceptre
Obverse inscription: [hENRICV]S R[EX]
Reverse description: Short cross with quatrefoil of pellets in the angle
Reverse inscription: [ ... ]L•O[N.. ]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
To be known as: Near Sandwich

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 30 days ago

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