WMID-7F1962: Medieval coin: Penny of John, class 5bii (obverse, reverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-7F1962

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A complete silver short-cross penny of John (1199-1216). Class 5bii (N970). 1204/5-c.1209). Moneyer: Rener. London mint. Mass: 1.3g. Diameter: 18.3g.

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1204
Date to: Circa AD 1209

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st July 2006 - Tuesday 1st July 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Duncan Slarke
Identified by: Mr Duncan Slarke

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 4

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
Type: Short cross class 5b2 (N 970 ii)
Obverse description: Bust facing, crowned and with sceptre.
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX
Reverse description: Short cross voided with a quatrefoil in each angle.
Reverse inscription: +RENER ON LVND
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
To be known as: Tanworth in Arden

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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