LVPL-93FD79: Medieval cut farthing

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-93FD79

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver cut quarter shortcross penny of Henry II - Henry III. Reverse [..](R)ON[..]; voided short cross, saltire in remaining quarter. Clipped. AD 1180 - 1247.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1180
Date to: Circa AD 1247

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15 mm
Width: 10 mm
Weight: 0.3 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st August 2015 - Thursday 10th September 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut farthing
Ruler/issuer: Henry II - Henry III
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with sceptre.
Obverse inscription: [...]
Reverse description: Voided short cross, saltire in remaining quarter.
Reverse inscription: [..](R)ON[..]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Washingborough

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: LVPL
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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