GLO-73373B: GLO-73373B Penny of John

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-73373B

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

Silver penny of John Class 5b2 dated to 1205-1207 Obverse: bust facing forwards holding sceptre HENRICVS R.EX (pellet on S) Reverse: short cross voided with four pellets in each angle RICARD B ON LV

This is a mule with round-topped Rs on the obverse (5b2) and flat-topped Rs on the reverse (5b1)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1205
Date to: Circa AD 1207

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.31 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st November 2014 - Sunday 1st February 2015

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 of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 5b2 (N 970 ii)
Obverse description: Bust facing forwards holding sceptre
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS R.EX (pellet on S, round-topped Rs)
Reverse description: Short cross voided with four pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: RICARD B ON LV (flat-topped Rs)
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Bath and North East Somerset (Unitary Authority)
District: Bath and North East Somerset (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Saltford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST6867
Four figure Latitude: 51.40112086
Four figure longitude: -2.46139181
1:25K map: ST6867
1:10K map: ST66NE
WOEID: 26345184
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: Wednesday 4th March 2015
Updated: Friday 6th March 2015

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