KENT-A1ACB7: Irish silver struck penny of King John, Third 'Rex' Coinage 1207-1211. Spink 6228

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Unique ID: KENT-A1ACB7

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Struck silver Irish penny of King John (1199-1216), third (Rex) coinage c1207-1211. Obverse: Crowned portrait of king, facing, within a triangle. King holds a sceptre in his right hand, which divides the legend IOhA / N[NES] / REX. Reverse: A sun, crescent moon and three stars in triangle, with the legend around the edge ROBE / RDON / DIVE. Bust and reverse designs worn but still decipherable, most of the legend sharp.. Spink 6228, Moneyer Roberd, Dublin mint.

Measurements: 8.88mm in diameter, 0.34mm thick. 1.16g in weight

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.34 mm
Weight: 1.16 g
Diameter: 8.88 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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: Worn Facing crowned bust with sceptre
Obverse inscription: IOhA/N[NNES]/REX
Reverse description: Worn crescent moon and sun surrounded by a triangle with a star in each corner.,
Reverse inscription: ROBE/RDON/DIVE
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Maidstone (District)
Parish or ward: Lenham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ9051
Four figure Latitude: 51.22656114
Four figure longitude: 0.7197557
1:25K map: TQ9051
1:10K map: TQ95SW
WOEID: 26349188
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: Wednesday 6th May 2015
Updated: Monday 8th June 2015

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