CORN-8CAF03: Medieval coin: short-cross cut halfpenny of John (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-8CAF03

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

Silver voided short-cross cut half penny of John (1199-1216), Bury St. Edmunds mint, Class Vb2 (c.1205-1207), Mass 1460, but obverse like 1458, so moneyer probably Fulke

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1205
Date to: AD 1207

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 0.57 g
Diameter: 18.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 28th February 2008 - Tuesday 25th March 2008

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: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
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: Crowned bust facing holding sceptre in right hand
Obverse inscription: HEN[RICVS REX]
Reverse description: Voided short cross with quatrefoil in each angle
Reverse inscription: [...] ON.S.AD
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

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: Hayle (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW5638
Four figure Latitude: 50.191633
Four figure longitude: -5.41985
1:25K map: SW5638
1:10K map: SW58SE
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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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

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