LANCUM-827D43: Medieval cut farthing (short cross penny)

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-827D43

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Cut farthing of short-cross penny, probably Class 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 (moneyer: Ricard), dating to ca. AD1180-1208/9, stretching the reigns of King Henry II, Richard I and John I.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1180
Date to: AD 1210

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13.4 mm
Width: 9.46 mm
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 0.27 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st April 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross, not further defined
Obverse description: Illegible
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Voided short cross
Reverse inscription: RIC[ARD ON ...]
Initial mark: illegible
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Fylde (District)
To be known as: Kirkham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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