HAMP-A22FF9: Medieval coin : cut halfpenny of Richard I

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Unique ID: HAMP-A22FF9

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A medieval short-cross cut halfpenny of Richard I (1189-99), class 4a, struck by Adam at Durham and dating to 1194-1200.
Reference: North 968/1.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1194
Date to: Circa AD 1200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.66 g
Diameter: 19.3 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 278

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Richard I of England
Mint or issue place: Durham
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: [...]NRICVS R[...]
Reverse description: Short cross with quatrefoil in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: +AD[...]VR
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
To be known as: Winchester

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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