SOM-3AE5E0: Medieval Coin Penny of John.

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Unique ID: SOM-3AE5E0

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Silver penny. John (1199-1216). Short cross, type: 5b1. Mint: London. Moneyer: Willelm. North 970. 1204/5-c.1209

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Date from: Post AD 1204
Date to: Ante AD 1209

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.28 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 15th September 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Philip Knibb
Identified by: Mr Jon Adkin

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: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Obverse description: Facing bust. Circular curls left and right, two on each side, containing single pellets.
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS R/EX
Reverse description: Short cross.
Reverse inscription: WILLELM ON LV
Initial mark: Cross pattee.
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: North Elmham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF9820
Four figure Latitude: 52.741352
Four figure longitude: 0.931682
1:25K map: TF9820
1:10K map: TF92SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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