BUC-97B914: John Silver cut half

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Unique ID: BUC-97B914

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver short cross cut halfpenny of John [1199-1216, probably class 5b or 5c. Obverse: Chin and neck only of bust. [HENRIC]VS R[EX]. Reverse: Voided short cross & linked pellets in fours [ALISAN]DRE ON G (Ipswich)

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Retained by Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 17.46 mm
Thickness: 0.69 mm
Weight: 0.7 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 4th April 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Paul Manning
Identified by: Mr Paul Manning
Secondary identifier: Ms Ros Tyrrell

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: John of England
Mint or issue place: Ipswich
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 5b, not further defined
Obverse description: Chin and neck only of bust
Obverse inscription: [HENRIC]VS R[EX]
Reverse description: Voided short cross & linked pellets in fours
Reverse inscription: [ALISAN]DRE ON G
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: South Northamptonshire (District)
To be known as: Stoke Bruerne

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
Discovery circumstances: As part of Paul & Kathleen Mannings Stoke Bruerne Survey
Current location: Retained by Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: Thursday 29th April 2010
Updated: Friday 9th September 2011

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