LEIC-C6F5E6: medieval silver short cross penny

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Unique ID: LEIC-C6F5E6

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver short cross penny, Canterbury mint, moneyer IVN, class 6b-7b., 1213-36.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1213
Date to: Circa AD 1236

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 25th August 2012 - Sunday 26th August 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Henry III, short cross, not further defined
Obverse description: Facing crowned bust
Obverse inscription: HENRICVSREX
Reverse description: Voided short cross and crosslets
Reverse inscription: IVN ON CATERE [H?]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4065
Four figure Latitude: 52.281695
Four figure longitude: -1.415087
1:25K map: SP4065
1:10K map: SP46NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Hinckley club dig Long Itchington

References cited

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Audit data

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

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