IOW-8BB6C8: Medieval Coin: Cut Halfpenny of John

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-8BB6C8

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete Medieval silver short cross cut halfpenny of John (1199-1216), minted by Ilger or Rener or Walter at London. Class 5c, 1207-1210 (North 1994: 221, ref: 971).

Obverse: hE[NRICVS] R/EX, Crowned bust facing with sceptre.

Reverse:[ILG/REN/WALT]ER.ON.LV, Voided short cross with a quatrefoil in each quadrant.

Diameter: 18.0mm. Weight: 0.72g. DA=12:5.

North, J.J. 1994. English Hammered Coinage, Volume I, Early Anglo Saxon to Henry III, c. 600-1272. Spink & Son, London.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1205
Date to: Exactly AD 1210

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.72 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 18th January 2017 - Wednesday 18th January 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford
Secondary identifier: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2017-4-2

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 class 5c (N 971)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with sceptre
Obverse inscription: HE[NRICVS] R/EX
Reverse description: Voided short cross with a quatrefoil in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: [ILG/REN/WALT]ER.ON.LV
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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