NLM-949BBF: Medieval Coin: Halfpenny of John

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-949BBF

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Short cross cut halfpenny, possibly of John (1199-1216) or Henry III (1216-1272), possibly Canterbury mint, possibly class 6d issue of 1208-1218

Obverse description: Facing bust with sceptre left, hair [right] includes at least one neat curl.

Obverse inscription: (---)CVS R EX(--)

Reverse description: [Voided short cross], quatrefoil in each angle.

Reverse inscription: (--)/?CRO/NC?A(--)

Diameter: 18.4mm, Weight: 0.70gms, die axis: probably 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1208
Date to: Exactly AD 1218

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 18.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 29th May 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM0.70

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: John of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 6c, not further defined
Obverse description: Acing bust with sceptre left, hair [right] includes at least one neat curl
Obverse inscription: (---)CVS R EX(--)
Reverse description: [Voided short cross], quatrefoil in each angle.
Reverse inscription: (--)/?CRO/NC?A(--)
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Haxey

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
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: NLM
Created: 12 days ago
Updated: 8 days ago

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