DENO-C81C80: Medieval coin; cut halfpenny of Henry II, Richard I or John.

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-C81C80

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Medieval coin; silver short cross cut halfpenny of Henry II, Richard I, or John, 1180-1209, Norwich (class 5) or Northampton (classes 1-5) mint. One corner damaged; worn. Length (not quite diameter) 18.99mm, width 9.64mm, weight 0.59g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1180
Date to: AD 1209

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 9.64 mm
Weight: 0.59 g
Diameter: 18.99 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st July 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Rachel Atherton
Identified by: Ms Rachel Atherton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E5207

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: John of England
Mint or issue place: Northampton
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust of king holding sceptre – unclear portrait.
Obverse inscription: [HE]NRI[CVS R-EX]
Reverse description: Short cross with a quatrefoil in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: +[…]ON NO
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
To be known as: Edwinstowe

Spatial coordinates


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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DENO
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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