SOMDOR-81AC08: 81AC08. Medieval coin. Cut short-cross halfpenny

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COIN

Unique ID: SOMDOR-81AC08

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Cut short-cross halfpenny. Minted by Roberd or Vlard at Canterbury. Classes 2-5c (1189-ca.1210)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1189
Date to: Circa AD 1210

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 18.56 mm
Diameter: 0.61 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 19th December 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry II of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Obverse description: Top of facing bust visible. Crown of five pellets with cross. Top of sceptre visible.
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS [REX]
Reverse description: Short-cross. Pellet stop at each side of ON.
Reverse inscription: [---]RD.ON.CA[---[

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOMDOR
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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