WMID-8FA795: WMID-8FA795: Medieval coin: Penny of John, probably minted in Exeter by moneyer Gileberd

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-8FA795

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete struck / hammered silver penny, probably of John I of England (AD 1199 to AD 1216), possibly minted in Exeter by moneyer Gilebert between c. AD 1204/5 and c. AD 1208/9. Probably Class 5b.

Diameter: 18.95 mm
Thickness: 1.18 mm
Weight: 1.4 grams

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1204
Date to: Circa AD 1209

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.18 mm
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 18.95 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

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: Exeter
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 5b, not further defined
Obverse description: ?bust facing forwards. Pellets in hair.
Obverse inscription: HE[ ]RICV[ ]REX
Reverse description: Short cross with crosslets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: ?GILBERD ON [ ]C
Initial mark: cross pattee
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Warwick (District)
Parish or ward: Weston under Wetherley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3568
Four figure Latitude: 52.309004
Four figure longitude: -1.488065
1:25K map: SP3568
1:10K map: SP36NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst metal detecting

References cited

No references cited so far.

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