KENT-E90AB5: KENT-E90AB5. Short cross penny, cut in half.

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Unique ID: KENT-E90AB5

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

Silver medieval coin: Short cross penny, cut half.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.56 mm
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 18.78 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 11th July 2007

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: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross, not further defined

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Swale (District)
Parish or ward: Leysdown (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR0166
Four figure Latitude: 51.357503
Four figure longitude: 0.885525
1:25K map: TR0166
1:10K map: TR06NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: KENT
Created: Monday 17th September 2007
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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