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Unique ID: SF-E8EDD8

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn silver short cross penny of Richard I, Class 3, c.1190-1194 AD.


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1190
Date to: Circa AD 1193

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.28 g
Diameter: 19.63 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st April 2009

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Richard I of England
Mint or issue place: Winchester
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 3 (N 967)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing within an inner circle, seven pellets on the band of the crown.
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX
Reverse description: Voided short cross, four pellets in each angle of the cross, all within an inner circle.
Reverse inscription: +GOCELM.ON.WIN
Initial mark: Cross pattee
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Kedington

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: SF
Created: Thursday 28th May 2009
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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