WILT-B6766D: Medieval coin: Halfpenny of John

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Unique ID: WILT-B6766D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver voided short-cross cut halfpenny of John dating to the period AD 1204-1209, Renaud moneyer, Norwich or York mint, Class Va-Vc (North 970-971)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1204
Date to: Circa AD 1209

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 17.74 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Alyson Tanner
Identified by: Mrs Alyson Tanner

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4272

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: John of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 5, not further defined
Obverse description: Bust facing forward.
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS R[EX]
Reverse description: Voided short cross with saltire
Reverse inscription: REN[AVD...]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Downton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1825
Four figure Latitude: 51.02409174
Four figure longitude: -1.74472808
1:25K map: SU1825
1:10K map: SU12NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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