YORYM-B7F56A: Medieval Coin : Penny of Richard I or John

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-B7F56A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver cut halfpenny of either Richard I (1189-1199) or John (1199-1216) dating to the period AD 1190 - 1205. Short cross reverse. Probably Tomas moneyer. Mint of Rhuddlan. Group1, Class 2.

North Vol 1, p.221, no.972/2.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1190
Date to: Circa AD 1205

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 21.8 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05296

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Richard I of England
Mint or issue place: Rhuddlan
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross Rhuddlan mint (N 972-973)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: [--]NRICVS[----]
Reverse description: Short cross
Reverse inscription: [-----]N RVLAN
Initial mark: Cross pommee
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: York (Unitary Authority)
District: York (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Wheldrake (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE6844
Four figure Latitude: 53.88773576
Four figure longitude: -0.966897
1:25K map: SE6844
1:10K map: SE64SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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