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

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Unique ID: KENT-38EFB5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver coin: cut half, short cross penny.


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


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

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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: 10 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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