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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-947B62

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver short cross, cut half-penny of John (1199-1216 AD) Probably minted at London by Henri, Class 4b c.1199-1203 AD. North (1994) no. 968/2

Obverse description: Crowned bust facing : Obverse inscription: .HENR. Reverse description: Voided short cross with quatrefoil in each quarter, lombardic C of Henric : Reverse inscription: NRIC.ON. North 966/2

Length: 18.54 mm. Width: 8.92 mm. Weight: 0.57 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1199
Date to: Circa AD 1203

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.54 mm
Width: 8.92 mm
Weight: 0.57 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 13th May 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr David Clarke
Identified by: Mr David Clarke

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: John of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 4b (N 968/2)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: +HENR[ICVS R/E]X
Reverse description: Voided short cross with quatrefoil in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [+hE]NRIC.ON[.LVN]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
Parish or ward: Wye with Hinxhill (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR0946
Four figure Latitude: 51.17502797
Four figure longitude: 0.98858129
1:25K map: TR0946
1:10K map: TR04NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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