YORYM-734716: Medieval Coin : Irish cut quarter penny of John

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-734716

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver probable Irish cut quarter penny of John, short cross reverse with lis in quarter, Dublin mint, circa 1185.

Ref: Spink, p.120, no.6203.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Post AD 1185

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.3 g
Diameter: 12.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2010

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: John, Lord of Ireland 1172-1216, King of England 1199-1216
Mint or issue place: Dublin
Type: Irish: coin of John, First (profile) coinage (S 6023)
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Short cross with lis in angle
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: MARKET WEIGHTON

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Skingley, P. 2002 Coins of Scotland, Ireland and the Islands London Spink & Son Ltd p.120 no.6203

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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