SWYOR-EB95F2: Medieval coin; cut half penny of John or Henry III, Class 5b - 7b

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-EB95F2

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A silver Medieval coin; a cut half short cross penny of John (AD 1199 - 1216) or Henry III (AD 1216 - 1272), Class 5b - 7b dating from AD 1205 - 1236. It was minted by Ilger at London. See North number 970 - 979 in Volume 1 (1994). The coin is 18.4mm long, 9.3mm wide and 0.9mm thick. 0.56g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1205
Date to: Circa AD 1236

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.4 mm
Width: 9.3 mm
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 0.56 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 20th September 2015 - Sunday 20th September 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 2769

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: John of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross classes 5-8, not further defined
Obverse description: Forward facing crowned bust holding a sceptre
Obverse inscription: [HENRI]CVS R-EX
Reverse description: Voided short cross with a quatrefoil in each angle
Reverse inscription: ILG[ER ON L[VND]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Kirton in Lindsey (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK9198
Four figure Latitude: 53.47088083
Four figure longitude: -0.63053336
1:25K map: SK9198
1:10K map: SK99NW
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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