CORN-D86C75: penny of Henry II (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-D86C75

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver short cross penny of Henry II (1154-1189), Class Ib1, c.1180-1182, moneyer Godard, London mint, Spink 1344, Mass 266

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1180
Date to: Circa AD 1182

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.34 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 15th September 2010 - Wednesday 15th September 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 1b (N 963)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing holding sceptre in right hand
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX
Reverse description: Voided short cross with quatrefoils in each angle
Reverse inscription: +GODARD ON LVND
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Bodmin (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX0767
Four figure Latitude: 50.470977
Four figure longitude: -4.721139
1:25K map: SX0767
1:10K map: SX07SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Churchyard

References cited

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Audit data

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

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