CORN-F85661: short cross penny of John (obverse)

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Unique ID: CORN-F85661

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver short cross penny of John (1199-1216), Class VIa2 (1210-1213) moneyer Walter, London mint, Mass 1755.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1210
Date to: Exactly AD 1213

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.75 mm
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 30th August 2017 - Wednesday 30th August 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Caroline Dudley
Identified by: Ms Caroline Dudley
Secondary identifier: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: John of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 6a2 (N 974/2)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with sceptre in right hand with pellets in curls and collar showing
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX
Reverse description: Short cross with quatrefoil in each angle
Reverse inscription: +WALTER.ON.LVN
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: St. Minver Lowlands (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW9477
Four figure Latitude: 50.55636575
Four figure longitude: -4.90961444
1:25K map: SW9477
1:10K map: SW97SW
What3Words: limo.mistaking.turned
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

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: CORN
Created: Thursday 12th October 2017
Updated: Thursday 12th October 2017

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