SUSS-DE9BF2: Medieval Coin : Penny of Richard I (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-DE9BF2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver penny of Richard I, 1189-1199 AD. Class 2 issued circa 1189-1190 AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1189
Date to: AD 1190

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.62 mm
Weight: 1.28 g
Diameter: 20.16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st May 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Trista Clifford
Identified by: Trista Clifford

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
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
Obverse description: Bust facing with sceptre in left field
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS R[EX]
Reverse description: Short cross
Reverse inscription: AIM[ER] ON LVN
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Arun (District)
To be known as: Near Warningcamp

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

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