LIN-DD74C7: Medieval silver cut halfpenny

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-DD74C7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A medieval silver cut halfpenny of Henry II (Classes 1a-c), Richard (Classes 3-4b), or John (Class 5a). Moneyer ALAIN. Mint either London, Carlisle, Lincoln, or York.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1180
Date to: Circa AD 1209

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry II - Henry III
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, sceptre in right hand
Obverse inscription: HENRI[ ]
Reverse description: Voided short cross, quatrefoil in angles
Reverse inscription: +ALAIN.O[ ]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Torksey area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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