HAMP-88C2C7: Medieval coin: Cut halfpenny of Richard I (probably)

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-88C2C7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn late 12th-century silver medieval cut halfpenny probably of Richard I, probably struck by Willelm at London (probably Class 2; c. 1189 - c. 1190 AD)

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1189
Date to: Circa AD 1190

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.45 mm
Width: 9.1 mm
Thickness: 0.55 mm
Weight: 0.55 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 11th March 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2344

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Richard I of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 2 (N 965)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing holding sceptre
Obverse inscription: HENRIC[VS R-EX]
Reverse description: Voided short cross dividing the inner field into quarters; small cross pommee in each angle
Reverse inscription: + WIL... [ON L]VN
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Hambledon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6414
Four figure Latitude: 50.921918
Four figure longitude: -1.090842
1:25K map: SU6414
1:10K map: SU61SW
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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