LVPL-2AF468: Medieval penny of John

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Unique ID: LVPL-2AF468

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A voided short cross penny of John (1199-1216). Reverse: HENRI.ON.OCSE; voided short cross. Minted by Henri in Oxford. Class 5bii. North no. 970. AD1204-1209.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1204
Date to: Circa AD 1209

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st August 2017 - Thursday 14th September 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: John of England
Mint or issue place: Oxford
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 5b2 (N 970 ii)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing.
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX
Reverse description: Voided short cross.
Reverse inscription: HENRI.ON.OCSE
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Blaby (District)
To be known as: Kilby

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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

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Updated: About one year ago

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