SUSS-9FFE06: Medieval coin: Penny of King John

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Unique ID: SUSS-9FFE06

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver penny of King John (1199-1216AD), short cross Type 5b2, minted by Fulke at Bury St Edmunds,

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1199
Date to: AD 1216

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 18.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st October 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: John of England
Mint or issue place: Bury St. Edmunds
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 5b2 (N 970 ii)
Obverse description: Head facing forward, two curls either side of head, sceptre in right hand cutting between R and E of inscription
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX S face correct way, X is normal and R's have rounded tops
Reverse description: Short cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: +FULKE.ON.S.AND ND ligated
Initial mark: Cross Pattee
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Arun (District)
Parish or ward: Warningcamp (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ0406
Four figure Latitude: 50.844187
Four figure longitude: -0.524198
1:25K map: TQ0406
1:10K map: TQ00NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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