NLM-94BDAB: Post-Medieval Coin: Short Cross Cut Halfpenny, possibly of John

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-94BDAB

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Short cross cut farthing, moneyer possibly Willelm or variant thereof, possibly of John (1199-1216) or Henry III (1216-1272), probably issue of 1204-1247

Obverse description: Facing bust with sceptre left, hair [left] includes at least one curl, pelleted crown band.

Obverse inscription: hENR(---)

Reverse description: Voided short cross, quatrefoil in angle. Initial cross potent.

Reverse inscription: +WIL(--)

Diameter (inferred): c.18mm, Weight: 0.40gms, 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 1204
Date to: Exactly AD 1247

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 18 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: NLM39468

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut farthing
Ruler/issuer: John of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 5, not further defined
Obverse description: Facing bust with sceptre left, hair [left] includes at least one curl, pelleted crown band.
Obverse inscription: HENR(---)
Reverse description: Voided short cross, quatrefoil in angle.
Reverse inscription: +WIL(--)
Initial mark: cross potent.
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

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Updated: 6 months ago

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