WAW-505D86: Mediecal coin: Irish penny of John

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Unique ID: WAW-505D86

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An incomplete worn 13th-century silver medieval Irish penny of John, third coinage, Robert moneyer, Dublin mint (c. 1207 - 1211 AD; Spink 6228). This coin has suffered a slight circumferential loss.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1207
Date to: Circa AD 1211

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.27 g
Diameter: 18.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st August 2011 - Friday 30th September 2011

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: John, Lord of Ireland 1172-1216, King of England 1199-1216
Mint or issue place: Dublin
Type: Irish: coin of John, Third (Rex) coinage (S 6228 - 6234)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing in triangle
Obverse inscription: [IOHA]/NNES/REX
Reverse description: Sun, moon and stars in triangle
Reverse inscription: ROBE/RON/DIVE
Initial mark: Cross
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Alcester (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP0856
Four figure Latitude: 52.202173
Four figure longitude: -1.884361
1:25K map: SP0856
1:10K map: SP05NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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