IOW-6E49AD: Medieval Coin: Cut Farthing of Henry II or Richard I

Rights Holder: The Portable Antiquities Scheme
CC License:


Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

COIN

Unique ID: IOW-6E49AD

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A complete Medieval silver short cross cut farthing of Henry II (1154-1189) or Richard I (1189-1199), minted at York rather than Exeter (North 1994: 220).

Obverse: [hENR]ICV[S REX]; Crowned bust facing with sceptre.

Reverse: [ ]·ON·E[ ]; Voided short cross with a quatrefoil in each quadrant.

Length: 9.3mm; width: 8.9mm. Weight: 0.26g.

North, J. J. 1994. English Hammered Coinage, Volume I, Early Anglo Saxon to Henry III, c. 600-1272. Spink & Son, London.

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1154
Date to: Circa AD 1199

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 9.3 mm
Width: 8.9 mm
Weight: 0.26 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 9th May 2018 - Wednesday 9th May 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2018-7-130

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut farthing
Ruler/issuer: Henry II of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with sceptre
Obverse inscription: [hENR]ICV[S REX]
Reverse description: Voided short cross with a quatrefoil in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: [ ]·ON·E[ ]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

Similar objects

Find number: IOW-E2C537
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
A complete Medieval silver short cross cut farthing possibly of Henry II (1154-1189) or Richard I (1189-1199). Possibly class 4 or earlier, …
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: IOW-9976CD
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
A worn and almost complete Medieval silver short cross cut halfpenny of Henry II (1154-1189) minted by Godwine at Worcester or Lefwine at Linc…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: IOW-9F0732
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
A complete Medieval silver short cross cut halfpenny of Henry II (1154-1189) or Richard I (1189-1199). Class 1b-2, 1180-1190 (North 1994: 220…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.