NLM-02AEA4: Medieval Coin: Short Cross Cut Halfpenny of an indeterminate ruler

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-02AEA4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver Coin. Short Cross Cut Halfpenny of an indeterminate issuer, probably class 1-4, issue of 1180-1205. Double struck on both sides and bent.

Obverse description: facing bust [with sceptre left], hair (left) of short curls.

Obverse inscription: [--]NRI[--]

Reverse description: Voided short cross with quatrefoil in each angle, three quatrefoils appear on one side of the cross position. Probably initial cross potent.

Reverse inscription: +I[--]C

Diameter: 16.5mm, Weight: 0.51gms, die axis: 1

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Undergoing further examination at a museum

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1180
Date to: Circa AD 1205

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.51 g
Diameter: 16.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 1996 - Monday 31st December 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM25602

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry II - Henry III
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross, not further defined
Obverse description: Facing bust [with sceptre left], hair (left) of short curls.
Obverse inscription: [--]NRI[--]
Reverse description: Oided short cross with quatrefoil in each angle, three quatrefoils appear on one side of the cross position.
Reverse inscription: +I[--]C
Initial mark: Probably cross potent.
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: South Ferriby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9922
Four figure Latitude: 53.68508501
Four figure longitude: -0.50245302
1:25K map: SE9922
1:10K map: SE92SE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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