LIN-17C6B2: Medieval Coin : Short-cross Penny of Henry II to Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-17C6B2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver medieval short-cross penny of Henry II to Henry III. Uncertain moneyer at Canterbury mint (AD 1180-1247).

This penny appears to have been double-struck.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1180
Date to: Exactly AD 1247

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.35 g
Diameter: 18.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alastair Willis
Identified by: Mr Alastair Willis

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry II - Henry III
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with sceptre.
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX
Reverse description: Voided short cross with quatrefoil in each angle.
Reverse inscription: [...]N ON CANTE
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

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: West Lindsey

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: LIN
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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