LEIC-97DD64: 97DD64  short cross penny

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-97DD64

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver short cross penny of John. (class Va 1204-1205)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1204
Date to: AD 1205

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.29 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 6th December 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

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
Type: Short cross class 5a, not further defined
Obverse description: Facing crowned bust
Obverse inscription: HENRICVSREX
Reverse description: Voided short cross, with crosslets
Reverse inscription: [...]D.ON.CA+
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Hinckley and Bosworth (District)
Parish or ward: Witherley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3597
Four figure Latitude: 52.569704
Four figure longitude: -1.485036
1:25K map: SP3597
1:10K map: SP39NE
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: LEIC
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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