PUBLIC-15B878: Medieval coin: Cut halfpenny of John

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-15B878

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A clipped medieval silver cut halfpenny of John (1199-1216). Probably Short cross Class 5c (North 971) dating to c. 1207-1210. Minted by Ilger at London. North (1994, 221).

The coin measures 16.21mm in length, is 0.52mm thick and weighs 0.4g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1207
Date to: Circa AD 1210

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16.21 mm
Thickness: 0.52 mm
Weight: 0.4 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 7th October 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Geoff West-Osborn
Identified by: Mr Geoff West-Osborn
Secondary identifier: Mr Robert Webley

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 class 5c (N 971)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing holding sceptre in right hand Obverse inscription: Reverse description: Reverse inscription:
Obverse inscription: HE[NRICVS RE]X
Reverse description: Short cross voided with quatrefoil in each angle
Reverse inscription: ILGER [ON LVN...]
Initial mark: cross pattée
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Sedgemoor (District)
To be known as: Cossington

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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