BERK-548B47: Medieval coin: Penny of John

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Unique ID: BERK-548B47

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A worn and incomplete silver penny of John (AD 1199-1216). The coin was struck by Walter in London between AD 1210-1213. Class 6a2, North N 974/2.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1209
Date to: Circa AD 1216

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.74 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 18.21 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2013.935

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: John of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 6a2 (N 974/2)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS (REX)
Reverse description: Short cross with quatrefoil in each quarter
Reverse inscription: WALT(E)R ON (LVN)
Die axis measurement: 6 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: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Moreton Morrell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3256
Four figure Latitude: 52.20130673
Four figure longitude: -1.53319847
1:25K map: SP3256
1:10K map: SP35NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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