SWYOR-3C2BA4: Medieval coin; cut half penny of John or Henry III, class 5b - 6c

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-3C2BA4

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A silver Medieval coin; a cut half short cross penny of John or Henry III, class 5b - 6c dating from 1205 - 1217. The mint and moneyer are illegible. See North 970 - 976.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1205
Date to: Circa AD 1217

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.48 mm
Weight: 0.47 g
Diameter: 15.99 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd September 2012 - Monday 12th November 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Carole Bloom
Identified by: Ms Carole Bloom
Secondary identifier: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Reference Number PAS 2042

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: Unknown
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross classes 5-8, not further defined
Obverse description: Forward facing bust
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Voided short cross with a quatrefoil in each angle
Reverse inscription: [...]ON [...]
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Middleton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE7785
Four figure Latitude: 54.254892
Four figure longitude: -0.819593
1:25K map: SE7785
1:10K map: SE78NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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