CORN-7CC6C8: Medieval coin: short-cross penny of John (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-7CC6C8

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver voided short-cross penny of John (1199-1216), Class 5b2, (c.1204-1209), moneyer Gileberd, Exeter mint, Spink 1351, North 970b

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: returned to finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1204
Date to: AD 1209

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 1.28 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 9th June 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

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: Exeter
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 5b2 (N 970 ii)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, with circular pelleted curls, wearing armour and mantle with sceptre in right hand
Obverse inscription: HENRICUS REX
Reverse description: Voided short cross with quatrefoil in each angle
Reverse inscription: +GILEBERD ON EC
Initial mark: cross pattee on reverse
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Constantine (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW7228
Four figure Latitude: 50.108217
Four figure longitude: -5.190082
1:25K map: SW7228
1:10K map: SW78NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: returned to finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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