KENT-2E6168: short cross penny richard i

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-2E6168

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A worn Medieval silver short cross halfpenny probably of Richard I (1194-1200). Short cross class 4a, dating to the period c.1194-1200. Minted at London by Folke.. North (1994) no. 968/1.

Measurements: 18.02mm in diameter and 1.33g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.33 g
Diameter: 18.02 mm

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Materials and construction

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 968/1)
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust with sceptre dividing legend
Obverse inscription: +hENRICVS R/EX
Reverse description: Voided short cross with quatrefoil in each angle
Reverse inscription: +FO[LKE].ON.LVNDI
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
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)
Parish or ward: Capel-le-Ferne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR2439
Four figure Latitude: 51.10650811
Four figure longitude: 1.19847523
1:25K map: TR2439
1:10K map: TR23NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1994 English Hammered Coinage: Volume I. Early Anglo-Saxon to Henry III, c. 600-1272 London Spink and Son Ltd

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