DUR-BB30A1: Medieval Coin

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Unique ID: DUR-BB30A1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver short cross cut half penny, probably of Richard I (1189-1199), dating to c. 1190-1194.

Wren class 3

Minted by Goldwine in London or Canterbury.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1190
Date to: Circa AD 1194

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 10.33 mm
Thickness: 0.79 mm
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 19.12 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Bethany Brander
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Richard I of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 3 (N 967)
Obverse description: Half of head
Obverse inscription: [-] R [-]
Reverse description: Half of short cross
Reverse inscription: GOLDW[---]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Richmondshire (District)
Parish or ward: East Layton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ1409
Four figure Latitude: 54.47617
Four figure longitude: -1.78546
1:25K map: NZ1409
1:10K map: NZ10NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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