ESS-678BB8: ESS-678BB8 medieval coin: penny, probably of John I

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Unique ID: ESS-678BB8

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Medieval silver coin: class 4b short cross penny, probably of John I. Minted by Willelm in London.


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1194
Date to: AD 1205

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 8th March 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Laura McLean
Identified by: Laura McLean
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: via email

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 4b (N 968/2)
Obverse description: Facing bust with sceptre
Obverse inscription: [HENRI]CVS R/EX
Reverse description: Short cross, quatrefoils in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: WILLELM.ON.LVN (ligated VN)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Maldon (District)
Parish or ward: Tolleshunt Major (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL9011
Four figure Latitude: 51.765434
Four figure longitude: 0.752037
1:25K map: TL9011
1:10K map: TL91SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: East Coast Searchers Day Out 08 March 2009
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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