SUSS-7F6D46: Medieval coin: penny of John

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-7F6D46

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver penny of John (1199-1216), Short cross class 4b, minted by Vlard at Canterbury, c.1199-1204 AD, North 968/2

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1199
Date to: Circa AD 1204

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 1.23 g
Diameter: 19.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 15th May 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

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: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 4b (N 968/2)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, holding sceptre to left
Obverse inscription: HENRIC[V]S REX
Reverse description: Short voided cross pommee with small pomme saltire in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [V]LARD . ON . CAN
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Horsham (District)
To be known as: Ashington

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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