PUBLIC-A93A35: Henry III 1a

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-A93A35

Object type certainty: Certain
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Cut short cross halfpenny of King John (r.1199-1216), Minted at Kings Lynn by Nicole, betweem AD 1205-1207. Flat topped Rs. Short Cross class 5b2, North 970ii.

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: 0.77 mm
Weight: 0.59 g
Diameter: 18.47 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 30th March 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Morrissey
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: John of England
Mint or issue place: Lynn
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 5b2 (N 970 ii)
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust with sceptre, 5 pellet crown
Obverse inscription: +HENRICVS R/EX
Reverse description: Voided short cross, with quatrefoil in each angle
Reverse inscription: +NICOLE.ON.L[EN]
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Canterbury (District)
To be known as: Canterbury

Spatial coordinates


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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