DUR-C67110: DUR-C67110 : Half Penny : Richard I

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COIN

Unique ID: DUR-C67110

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of a cut Half Penny of Richard I (AD 1189-1199). Class 4a. Short cross reverse with quatrefoil in each quadrant. Uncertain Moneyer. Mint of Canterbury or Carlisle. (AD 1194-1199)

The fragment which remains a small portion of the outer flan of the object.

North Vol I, P 220, no 968-966

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1189
Date to: Circa AD 1199

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 14.35 mm
Width: 6.71 mm
Thickness: 0.61 mm
Weight: 0.2 g

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Richard I of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 4a (N 968/1)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: H[ENRICVS REX]
Reverse description: Short cross with quatrefoil in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: []ON. C[]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: South Tyneside (Metropolitan District)
District: South Tyneside (Metropolitan District)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ3767
Four figure Latitude: 54.99621161
Four figure longitude: -1.42319173
1:25K map: NZ3767
1:10K map: NZ36NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Coastland
Specific landuse: Unknown

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1963 English Hammered Coinage: Vol I. Early Anglo Saxon-Henry III, c650-1272 London Spink and Son Ltd 220 968-966

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Audit data

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

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