BERK-4EDB87: Medieval Coin : Silver cut short cross penny, unknown ruler

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Unique ID: BERK-4EDB87

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A medieval silver cut halfpenny of short cross type (1180-1247); uncertain ruler; uncertain class; moneyer: Ilger (possibly). The coin was possibly originally bent (now straightened) and is very worn and in poor condition. Obv: illegible. Rev: voided short cross with cross pommee in each angle: [ ]ER.O[ ]. The diameter is 17mm and the weight is .036g.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1180
Date to: Circa AD 1247

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.036 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Personal details

Recorded by: Mrs Christine Edbury
Identified by: Dr John Naylor

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ashmolean Museum ID service 6/3-3

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Obverse description: Illegible
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Voided short cross with cross pommee in each angle
Reverse inscription: [ ]ER.O[ ]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Ewelme (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6491
Four figure Latitude: 51.61419946
Four figure longitude: -1.07708138
1:25K map: SU6491
1:10K map: SU69SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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

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