SWYOR-F8D96C: Medieval coin; cut half short cross penny

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-F8D96C

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A Medieval silver coin; a cut half short cross penny of John (AD 1199 - 1216) or Henry III (AD 1216 - 1272), Class 5 - 8 dating from AD 1204 - 1247. It was minted at Canterbury. The coin is 17.4mm long, 8.5mm wide and 0.6mm thick. 0.52g. See North (1994) Volume I, number 962 - 968.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1204
Date to: Circa AD 1247

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.4 mm
Width: 8.5 mm
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.52 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st February 2018 - Tuesday 1st May 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3147

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 classes 5-8, not further defined
Obverse description: Forward facing crowned bust with two hair curls on left
Obverse inscription: HENR[...]
Reverse description: Voided short cross with a quatrefoil in each angle
Reverse inscription: [...]ANTER
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Harrogate (District)
Parish or ward: Kirk Deighton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4151
Four figure Latitude: 53.95347765
Four figure longitude: -1.37671778
1:25K map: SE4151
1:10K map: SE45SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: SWYOR
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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