KENT-38EFB5: KENT-38EFB5.  Medieval silver coin.

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-38EFB5

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

Medieval silver coin: cut half, short cross penny.

Notes:

Broken into two pieces, the smaller one of which is chipped. Thus less than half the original coin is present.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Kent PAS Collection
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1180
Date to: AD 1247

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.56 mm
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 20.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2005

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Richardson
Identified by: Dr Andrew Richardson

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing.
Obverse inscription: [hE]NRICV[S REX]
Reverse description: Voided short cross, four pellets in angles.
Reverse inscription: +ON [-----]VND
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Gravesham (District)
Parish or ward: Northfleet South (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ6271
Four figure Latitude: 51.414876
Four figure longitude: 0.328213
1:25K map: TQ6271
1:10K map: TQ67SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Kent PAS Collection
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: Thursday 28th June 2007
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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