IOW-22B2F3: Medieval Coin: Cut Halfpenny of John

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-22B2F3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Cut halfpenny of John. Class 6b, AD 1199-1216 (North 1994, 222).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1199
Date to: AD 1216

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.73 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 29th April 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2007-1-234

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: John of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 6b, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with sceptre
Obverse inscription: ...]REX (sceptre between R and E of REX)
Reverse description: Voided short cross with a quatrefoil in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: ...]ONONC[...
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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