LVPL-8BD598: Medieval coin: Penny of Richard I

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Unique ID: LVPL-8BD598

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A complete struck / hammered silver penny, probably of Richard I (1189 - 1199 AD), probably minted by Henri in London.

Diameter: 17.13mm
Weight: 0.8 grams


Find was photographed and recorded whilst at the club meeting.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1180
Date to: Circa AD 1247

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 17.13 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Secondary identifier: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Richard I of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 4, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned head facing forwards
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS [REX]
Reverse description: Voided short cross, with crosslets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [ ]O hENRI [ ]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Washingborough (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4680
Four figure Latitude: 54.213677
Four figure longitude: -1.296137
1:25K map: SE4680
1:10K map: SE48SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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