LANCUM-357841: Medieval Coin: Cut Penny of John I (obv., rev.)

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Unique ID: LANCUM-357841

Object type certainty: Certain
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Cut penny of John I (1204/05-08/09 or -17/18)

Class 5 or 6?

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1066
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 0.63 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: John of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Obverse description: Bust facing
Obverse inscription: HENRICUS REX
Reverse description: Voided short cross with quatrefoil in each angle
Reverse inscription: IOHA[N ON CANT] (?)
Initial mark: illegible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: Preston

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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