NLM-2BEC42: Medieval Coin: Penny of John

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-2BEC42

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver Coin. Short Cross penny of John (1199-1216), class 5c, issue of 1204-1209, Durham mint.

Obverse description: Facing bust with sceptre left, hair of two curls and two pellets either side, beard of strokes.

Obverse inscription: hENRICVS R EX, X of angled triangles.

Reverse description: Voided short cross, quatrefoil in each angle. Initial cross potent.

Reverse inscription: PIERES.ONDVR

Diameter: 18.2mm, Weight: 1.31gms, die axis: 6

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
Weight: 1.31 g
Diameter: 18.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 4th March 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM25144

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: Durham
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 5c (N 971)
Obverse description: Facing bust with sceptre left, hair of two curls and two pellets either side, beard of strokes
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS R EX
Reverse description: Voided short cross, quatrefoil in each angle.
Reverse inscription: PIERES.ONDVR
Initial mark: cross potent
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Brookenby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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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