DEV-04F454: Medieval silver coin

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Unique ID: DEV-04F454

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A Medieval silver hammered short cross cut halfpenny of Richard I (AD 1189 to AD 1199). The coin is class 4a and dates from AD 1194 - 1199. Minted at Shrewsbury by the moneyer Willem. North number 968/1.

Notes:

John Naylor

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: Exactly AD 1194
Date to: Exactly AD 1199

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.64 g
Diameter: 17.74 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 29th May 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Danielle Wootton
Identified by: Danielle Wootton

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Richard I of England
Mint or issue place: Shrewsbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 4a (N 968/1)
Obverse description: Forward facing bearded bust
Obverse inscription: [...]CV[...]
Reverse description: Short voided cross pommee with quatrefoil in each angle
Reverse inscription: [...]LEM ON [...]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Colyton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY2393
Four figure Latitude: 50.73149294
Four figure longitude: -3.09240217
1:25K map: SY2393
1:10K map: SY23NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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