SUSS-21CC71: Medieval coin: penny of King John

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-21CC71

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Medieval silver penny of King John (1199-1216), short cross class 5bi, minted by Ricard at Exeter, 1204-1209 AD, North 970.

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.95 g
Diameter: 17.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st August 2008

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
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: John of England
Mint or issue place: Exeter
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 5b1 (N 970 i)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS R/EX
Reverse description: Short voided cross with four pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: RIC[A]RD.ON.ECC
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Wealden (District)
Parish or ward: Alciston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ5005
Four figure Latitude: 50.825115
Four figure longitude: 0.12835
1:25K map: TQ5005
1:10K map: TQ50NW
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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