CORN-DC4789: cut halfpenny of John (obverse)

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Unique ID: CORN-DC4789

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver cut half of a short cross penny of John (1199-1216), Short Cross coinage, Class VIa (1210-1213), moneyer Pieres, Durham mint, Mass 1758.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1210
Date to: Circa AD 1213

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.46 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 21st November 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: John of England
Mint or issue place: Durham
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 6a, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing holding sceptre in right hand
Obverse inscription: [hEN]RICVS R[EX]
Reverse description: Short cross with quatrefoil in each angle
Reverse inscription: [+PIE]RES.ON.[DVR]
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW9871
Four figure Latitude: 50.50387141
Four figure longitude: -4.84996739
1:25K map: SW9871
1:10K map: SW91NE
WOEID: 26350544
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: CORN
Created: Wednesday 7th January 2015
Updated: Thursday 15th January 2015

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