WMID-577173: Medieval coin: Cut quarter of Henry II, mint Exeter, moneyer Guncelin

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-577173

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver cut quarter of Henry II (AD 1154 to AD 1189), dating to the period AD 1158 to AD 1168, issued as part of the Cross and crosslets (Tealby) type (AD 1158 to AD 1180). Mint of Exeter. Moneyer Guncelin. Busts A-D.

Length: 9.8 mm
Width: 8.8 mm
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.2 g

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
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1158
Date to: Circa AD 1168

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 9.8 mm
Width: 8.8 mm
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.2 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2014 - Wednesday 31st December 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Secondary identifier: Dr David Symons

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut farthing
Ruler/issuer: Henry II of England
Mint or issue place: Exeter
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: N 952-61 (Cross-and-Crosslets (Tealby): uncertain class)
Obverse description: Sceptre
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Crosslet
Reverse inscription: [ ]OV[ ]
Initial mark: -
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
Parish or ward: Sherburn (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9577
Four figure Latitude: 54.17999563
Four figure longitude: -0.54591955
1:25K map: SE9577
1:10K map: SE97NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: found whilst out metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Updated: 3 years ago

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