LANCUM-DC58CE: Medieval coin: Penny of John or Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-DC58CE

Object type certainty: Certain
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Bent short cross penny of John or Henry III dating from c. AD1207-1217/18. Minted by Walter at London or Canterbury. Class 5c-6b.

Obv: [hENRICVS REX]

Rev: [WAL]TER ON [...]

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1207
Date to: Circa AD 1217

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.35 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st February 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: John of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 5, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: [hENRICVS REX...]
Reverse description: Voided short cross with pellets in angles
Reverse inscription: [WAL]TER ON [...]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Lancaster (District)
To be known as: Yealand

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
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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Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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