GLO-B42E54: 1638 Silver penny of John.JPG

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-B42E54

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Silver cut halfpenny of John Date: 1215-1218 Type: class 6c2 Diameter 18mm, weight 1.27g Obverse: bust facing forward with three curls either side of the head representing hair. Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX Reverse: short cross voided with three pellets in each angle Reverse inscription: SAMVEL.ON CAN Mint: Canterbury Moneyer: Samuel Condition: Very fine

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Post AD 1215
Date to: Ante AD 1218

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.27 g
Diameter: 18 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 1638

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: John of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 6c2 (N 976/2)
Obverse description: Bust facing forward with three curls either side of the head representing hair.
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX
Reverse description: Short cross voided with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: SAMVEL.ON CAN
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Forest of Dean (District)
To be known as: Taynton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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