NCL-09E1D4: Short cross penny Henry II

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COIN

Unique ID: NCL-09E1D4

Object type certainty: Probably
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A silver short-cross penny of Henry II class 1b1: mint, London: moneyer RAVL. date AD 1180-1185. The weight is 1.26g, the diameter is 19.01mm and the thickness is 0.70mm.

Obverse: hENRICVS REX, Crowned bust facing with sceptre. Reverse: + (cross pattée) RAVL·ON·LVND, Voided short cross with a quatrefoil in each quadrant

N926; p220

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 1.26 g
Diameter: 19.01 mm

Personal details

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

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: Crowned bust facing with sceptre.
Obverse inscription: HENRICUS . R[EX]
Reverse description: +Voided short cross with a quatrefoil in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: RAVL·ON·LVND
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Ponteland (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ1475
Four figure Latitude: 55.06927237
Four figure longitude: -1.78230689
1:25K map: NZ1475
1:10K map: NZ17NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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