YORYM-2D0480: Medieval coin : Cut halfpenny

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-2D0480

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

Silver short cross cut halfpenny, uncertain King, 1180-1247.

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1180
Date to: Circa AD 1247

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.57 g
Diameter: 17.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st November 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Roberts
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, with sceptre
Obverse inscription: [----]S R[--]
Reverse description: Short cross
Reverse inscription: [---] ON. LVN
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
To be known as: Cawton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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