IOW-8CD406: IOW-8CD406 Medieval Coin: Penny of John

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-8CD406

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval silver short cross penny of John (1199-1216), minted at London by Walter. Class 5c, 1207-1210 (North 1994: 221, ref: 971). Obverse: hENRICVS REX; Crowned bust facing with sceptre. Reverse: +WALTER.ON.LVN; Voided short cross with a quatrefoil in each quadrant.

Class: Penny

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1207
Date to: Exactly AD 1210

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.49 g
Diameter: 17.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 6th March 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2011-5-47

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: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 5c (N 971)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with sceptre
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX
Reverse description: Voided short cross with a quatrefoil in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: +WALTER.ON.LVN
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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