PUBLIC-A89702: Henry II Obv

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-A89702

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A very worn medieval silver penny of 'short cross' type, probably of Richard I (1189-99) or John (1199-1216), probably Class 4 (not further defined; c.1194-1205; North 966/968); mint: London; moneyer: Henric (probably). Ref: Wren 1992: 29, 48-50; North 1994: 220-1).

Measurements:

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1194
Date to: Circa AD 1205

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.97 mm
Weight: 0.95 g
Diameter: 18.42 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 18th November 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Richard Morrissey
Identified by: Mr Richard Morrissey
Secondary identifier: Dr John Naylor

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry II - Henry III
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross, not further defined
Obverse description: Front-facing bearded bust holding sceptre, very worn. Hair appears to be formed of crescent only.
Obverse inscription: [ ]NR[ ]R/EX
Reverse description: Short cross voided with quatrefoil in each angle.
Reverse inscription: [ ]IC.ON.LVND
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Swale (District)
Parish or ward: Borden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ8863
Four figure Latitude: 51.33500511
Four figure longitude: 0.69745569
1:25K map: TQ8863
1:10K map: TQ86SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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