DENO-5475F0: Medieval coin; Rhuddlan mint cut farthing, Henry II / Richard III / John

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Unique ID: DENO-5475F0

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Medieval coin; silver cut short cross farthing of either Henry II, Richard I, or John, Rhuddlan mint, not further identifiable. 1180-1215. Length 8.8mm, width 8.1mm, weight 0.24g.


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1180
Date to: AD 1215

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 8.8 mm
Width: 8.1 mm
Weight: 0.24 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st August 2006

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E6551

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing
Mint or issue place: Rhuddlan
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross Rhuddlan mint (N 972-973)
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust king
Obverse inscription: (HENRIC)VS (REX)
Reverse description: Short cross with quatrefoil in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [...]-RVT
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: North East Derbyshire (District)
To be known as: Holymoorside and Walton

Spatial coordinates

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

References cited

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Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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