SWYOR-621301: Medieval coin; cut half penny of John or Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-621301

Object type certainty: Certain
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A medieval cut silver halfpenny of King John (1199-1216), or Henry III (1216 - 1272, London mint, moneyer Ilger, class 5 or 6 probably (1205 - 1223). It is 18.1mm long, 9.8mm wide and 0.7mm thick. It weighs 0.65gm. Reference: North, volume 1, numbers 969-977.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1205
Date to: Circa AD 1223

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.1 mm
Width: 9.8 mm
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.65 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 16th June 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Identified by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Doncaster 929

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: John of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross classes 5-8, not further defined
Obverse description: A forward facing, crowned bust of the king, with sceptre.
Obverse inscription: HENRIC[...]
Reverse description: A voided short cross with a quatrefoil in each angle.
Reverse inscription: ILG[ER ON LVN]DE
Initial mark: Illegible
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Owersby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0594
Four figure Latitude: 53.432338
Four figure longitude: -0.421036
1:25K map: TF0594
1:10K map: TF09SE
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

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Audit data

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

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