LON-9E6707: Short cross penny of John AD 1210-1216

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Unique ID: LON-9E6707

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A medieval silver voided short cross penny of John dating to 1210 to 1216AD. Struck by Walter in London; Class 6a2 or 6b1(N974/2-975/1). It has a small crack inward from the circumference. The coin measures 18.3mm diameter x 0.9mm thickness and weighs 1.31g.

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Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1210
Date to: Exactly AD 1216

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.3 mm
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 1.31 g

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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: John of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 6, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned head facing
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS R/EX
Reverse description: Voided short cross; quatrefoil in angles
Reverse inscription: WALTER . ON . LV
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

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

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