SOM-056204: Medieval coin: cut halfpenny of John

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-056204

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Medieval silver cut halfpenny of John (1199-1216), short cross class 4b, minted by Alein at Carlisle, AD 1200-1204, North (1994:220) no. 968/2.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1204

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 10.8 mm
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.73 g
Diameter: 19.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 3rd September 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC reciept 22230

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: John of England
Mint or issue place: Carlisle
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 4b (N 968/2)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: HENRIC[VS REX]
Reverse description: Short voided cross pommee with pommee saltires in quarters
Reverse inscription: ALE[IN ON C]AR
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Alvediston

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
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: SOM
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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