DUR-A98F86: DUR-A98F86

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Unique ID: DUR-A98F86

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver short cross penny of John (1199-1216), minted in Canterbury.

Wren type 6b/c, 1208/9-1216/17.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1208
Date to: Circa AD 1217

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.82 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 18.76 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st April 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

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 6, not further defined
Obverse description: Forwards facing crowned bust holding sceptre
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX
Reverse description: Short cross
Reverse inscription: HENRI ON CANTE
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very 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)
Parish or ward: Pocklington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE8049
Four figure Latitude: 53.930955
Four figure longitude: -0.783059
1:25K map: SE8049
1:10K map: SE84NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: DUR
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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