BUC-2BB374: Medieval coin: penny of Richard I or John

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Unique ID: BUC-2BB374

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A silver medieval voided short cross penny of either Richard I or John, dating to 1194-1205, class 4. Minted in London by the moneyer Fulke. North 1991, volume 1, page 220-221, numbers 968/1- 3.

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 1205

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.15 g
Diameter: 12.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 16th March 2017

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: AUBCM 4602

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry II - Henry III
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, holding sceptre
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS [...]
Reverse description: Voided short cross with four pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: FV[...] NLV
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Leckhampstead (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7337
Four figure Latitude: 52.02662031
Four figure longitude: -0.93744036
1:25K map: SP7337
1:10K map: SP73NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1980 English Hammered Coinage: Early Anglo-Saxon to Henry III c. 600-1272 London Spink & Son London page 220-221, numbers 968/1- 3.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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