LVPL-EA0916: LVPL-EA0916 Medieval hammered silver penny of John I.

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Unique ID: LVPL-EA0916

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Silver hammered short-cross penny of John I, c.1204/5-09. Obverse description: crowned bust facing forward. Obverse inscription: hENRICVS REX. Reverse description: voided short-cross. Reverse inscription: +ILGER.ON.LVND. Moneyer: Ilger. Mint: London. Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 0.9 grams. Class: 5b3 North 970(iii). Recorded at Baddiley Rally 2008.


Notes: Initial cross pattee; sceptre between letters R and E of REX; letter X flat; letter R round-headed.


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 26th October 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Janny Baxter
Identified by: Miss Janny Baxter
Secondary identifier: Dr Dot Boughton

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 5b3 (N 970 iii)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing forward
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX
Reverse description: Voided short-cross
Reverse inscription: +ILGER.ON.LVND
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Baddiley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ6050
Four figure Latitude: 53.04576
Four figure longitude: -2.5981
1:25K map: SJ6050
1:10K map: SJ65SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Baddiley Metal Detecting Rally

References cited

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Updated: 7 years ago

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