CORN-6DCCD1: Medieval coin: cut halfpenny of John (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-6DCCD1

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

Cut silver voided short-cross halfpenny of John (1199-1216), Class 5b2 (c.1204-1209), moneyer Adam, Northampton mint

Evidence of reuse: cut in half to be used as smaller change

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: returned to finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1204
Date to: AD 1209

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 17.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 2nd August 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

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 bust facing with sceptre in right hand
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX
Reverse description: Voided short cross pommée with quatrefoil in each angle
Reverse inscription: ADAM ON NORh

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Marazion (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW5331
Four figure Latitude: 50.127549
Four figure longitude: -5.457259
1:25K map: SW5331
1:10K map: SW51SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: returned to finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1994 English Hammered Coinage: Volume I. Early Anglo-Saxon to Henry III, c. 600-1272 London Spink and Son Ltd 164, Plate XVI, Fig.5, No.970
Wren, C.R. 1992 The Short-Cross Coinage: 1180-1247. Henry II to Henry III Herne Bay Plantagenet Books 53, Class 5b2

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Audit data

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

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