CORN-0D262A: cut half of short cross penny of Henry II (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-0D262A

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver cut half of a short cross penny of Henry II (1154-1189), Class Ic (1185-1189), moneyer Ricard, Oxford mint, Mass plate 24, no.638.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1185
Date to: Exactly AD 1189

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 6th June 2018 - Wednesday 6th June 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry II of England
Mint or issue place: Oxford
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 1c (N 964)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with portrait less finely shaped with irregular number of curls, holding sceptre in right hand
Obverse inscription: [hENRIC]VS RE[X]
Reverse description: Short cross pommee with quatrefoil in each angle
Reverse inscription: [RICARD].ON.OXEN
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Hayle (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW5638
Four figure Latitude: 50.19163314
Four figure longitude: -5.41984988
1:25K map: SW5638
1:10K map: SW58SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 12 days ago
Updated: 9 days ago

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