IOW-18AFDC: Medieval Coin: Cut Farthing of John

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-18AFDC

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete and worn Medieval silver short cross cut farthing of John (1199-1216), minted at Norwich or Northampton. Class 5b2-5c, 1205-1210 (North 1994: 221, refs: 970-971).

Obverse: [hEN]RICV[S REX]; Crowned bust facing with sceptre.

Reverse: [ ]NOR[ ] (OR ligated); Voided short cross with a quatrefoil in each quadrant.

Length: 9.6mm; width: 9.1mm. Weight: 0.28g. Weight: 0.66g.

North, J. J. 1994. English Hammered Coinage, Volume I, Early Anglo Saxon to Henry III, c. 600-1272. Spink & Son, London.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1205
Date to: Exactly AD 1210

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 9.6 mm
Width: 9.1 mm
Weight: 0.28 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st November 2017 - Wednesday 1st November 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2017-7-278

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut farthing
Ruler/issuer: John of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 5b, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with sceptre
Obverse inscription: [hEN]RICV[S REX]
Reverse description: Voided short cross with a quatrefoil in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: [ ]NOR[ ] (OR ligated)
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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