NCL-C1C904: Medieval coin: penny of John

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Unique ID: NCL-C1C904

Object type certainty: Certain
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A penny of John, class 5a, 1204-1209.

Minted by Reinald at Norwich.

North no 968/4.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1204
Date to: Circa AD 1209

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.56 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 19.66 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st November 2011 - Wednesday 18th January 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Robert Collins
Identified by: Dr Robert Collins

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: Norwich
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 5a1 (N 968/4)
Obverse description: Forward bust, crowned with sceptre
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS R/EX
Reverse description: Shortcross with quatrefoils in each quarter
Reverse inscription: REINALD ON NOR
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
Parish or ward: Knayton with Brawith (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4387
Four figure Latitude: 54.276844
Four figure longitude: -1.341135
1:25K map: SE4387
1:10K map: SE48NW
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NCL
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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