BERK-C66502: Cut quarter

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Unique ID: BERK-C66502

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver quarter cut farthing, short cross Class 5b 1205-1210. Moneyer Davi and, by default, York mint. [s-c5b] cut farthing.

Class: Class 5b
Evidence of reuse: A cut quarter.

Subsequent actions

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


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.36 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st February 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Kate Sumnall
Identified by: Dr Julian Baker

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing
Ruler/issuer: John of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Obverse description: Pellet on chin.
Obverse inscription: Pellet on S.
Reverse description: Short cross.
Reverse inscription: [...]VI.ON.[...]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
To be known as: Radley

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Returned to finder.
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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