SF-9FA693: Medieval coin: Cross and Crosslets (Tealby) penny of Henry II

Rights Holder: Suffolk County Council
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COIN

Unique ID: SF-9FA693

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

A worn silver Cross and Crosslets (Tealby) penny of Henry II, c.1158-1180 AD. Uncertain type.

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 1180

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.48 g
Diameter: 20.83 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 12th January 2014

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry II of England
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: N 952-61 (Cross-and-Crosslets (Tealby): uncertain class)
Obverse description: Uncertain crowned bust facing, sceptre in right hand
Obverse inscription: HEN[]X
Reverse description: Large cross potent, small cross potent in each angle, a small cross saltire at the centre, all within an inner circle
Reverse inscription: [+?]A[N?...]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Foxhall

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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