LEIC-0B2DE3: Medieval short cross penny

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Unique ID: LEIC-0B2DE3

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver short cross penny of Henry II (type 1a or b).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1180
Date to: AD 1189

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 1.32 g
Diameter: 19.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 8th October 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Wendy Scott
Identified by: Ms Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry II of England
Mint or issue place: Winchester
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Obverse description: Facing crowned bust with sceptre
Obverse inscription: HENRICVSREX
Reverse description: Voided short cross and crosslets
Reverse inscription: [O]S[BE]RONWINC

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Blaby (District)
Parish or ward: Thurlaston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK5000
Four figure Latitude: 52.595503
Four figure longitude: -1.263288
1:25K map: SK5000
1:10K map: SK50SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: LOROS RALLY

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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