LON-9BFF56: Tealby penny of Henry II

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Unique ID: LON-9BFF56

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A very worn and clipped medieval silver cross and crosslets (or Tealby) penny of Henry II, dating to 1158 to 1180 AD. Uncertain moneyer and mint; possibly class E (c. 1168-70). It measures 19.0mm diameter x 0.8mm thickness and weighs 1.29g. North 952-61.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1158
Date to: Circa AD 1180

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19 mm
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 1.29 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Kath Creed
Identified by: Miss Kath Creed

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry II of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: N 952-61 (Cross-and-Crosslets (Tealby): uncertain class)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with sceptre
Obverse inscription: +h...
Reverse description: Large cross potent with small potent in each angle; in centre, a small cross in saltire
Reverse inscription: ...RI...

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Sevenoaks (District)
Parish or ward: Horton Kirby and South Darenth (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ5666
Four figure Latitude: 51.371634
Four figure longitude: 0.239808
1:25K map: TQ5666
1:10K map: TQ56NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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: LON
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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