GLO-730921: GLO-730921Medieval Irish Penny of John

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-730921

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

Silver Irish penny of John dated to 1207-1211

Obverse: crowned bust facing forwards holding sceptre to left, rose by neck in right field, all held within a triangular border, IOHA/NHES/REX

Reverse: triangular border containing the sun and moon with a star in each corner, ROBE/RDON/DIVE

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1207
Date to: Circa AD 1211

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.43 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2014 - Saturday 1st March 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: John, Lord of Ireland 1172-1216, King of England 1199-1216
Mint or issue place: Dublin
Type: Irish: coin of John, Third (Rex) coinage (S 6228 - 6234)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing forwards holding sceptre to left, rose by neck in right field, all held within a triangular border
Obverse inscription: IOHA/NHES/REX
Reverse description: Triangular border containing the sun and moon with a star in each corner
Reverse inscription: ROBE/RDON/DIVE
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Forest of Dean (District)
Parish or ward: Taynton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7320
Four figure Latitude: 51.87790694
Four figure longitude: -2.39362517
1:25K map: SO7320
1:10K map: SO72SW
WOEID: 26347264
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: Friday 22nd August 2014
Updated: Friday 22nd August 2014

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