GLO-72F932: 2553 Silver penny of John.jpg

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-72F932

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

Silver penny of John Date 1200-1204 Class 4b Diameter 20mm, weight 1.32g. Obverse: bust facing forward holding sceptre Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX Reverse: Short cross with three pellets in each angle Reverse inscription: HENRIC ON LUND Mint: London Moneyer: Henry Conditing fair

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Post AD 1200
Date to: Ante AD 1204

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.32 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 17th October 2008

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2553

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: James I of Scotland
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: Bust facing forward holding sceptre
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX
Reverse description: Short cross with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: HENRIC ON LUND
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Forest of Dean (District)
To be known as: Rudford

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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