WMID-1F9264: Medieval penny of Henry II (obverse and reverse)

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Unique ID: WMID-1F9264

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A silver Medieval penny of Henry II (AD 1154-1189) dating to AD 1180-1185. minted by Pieres M in London. North (1991) No. 963.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1180
Date to: Circa AD 1185

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 20.91 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Victoria Allnatt
Identified by: Miss Victoria Allnatt

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 1b (N 963)
Obverse description: Bust facing crowned with sceptre
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX
Reverse description: Short cross voided with quatrefoil in each angle
Reverse inscription: PIERES M ON LVN
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Rugby (District)
Parish or ward: Brinklow (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4280
Four figure Latitude: 52.41639048
Four figure longitude: -1.38390121
1:25K map: SP4280
1:10K map: SP48SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Updated: 12 months ago

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