DENO-9B1911: Medieval coin: short cross halfpenny of Henry II, Richard I or John

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Unique ID: DENO-9B1911

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver medieval cut short-cross halfpenny of Henry II, Richard I or John (AD 1154-1216). Moneyer Efrard at York mint (AD 1180-1204; Class 1a*-4b; North 962/1-968/2).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1180
Date to: Exactly AD 1204

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.3 mm
Width: 9.3 mm
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 19.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 10th February 2017 - Monday 20th February 2017

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8497

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry II - Henry III
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing holding sceptre in right hand
Obverse inscription: [hENRI]CVS R/E[X]
Reverse description: Voided short cross; quatrefoil in each angle.
Reverse inscription: EVERAR[D ON ...]
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: Amber Valley (District)
Parish or ward: South Wingfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK3754
Four figure Latitude: 53.08194665
Four figure longitude: -1.44908911
1:25K map: SK3754
1:10K map: SK35SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DENO
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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