LEIC-79C31F: Medieval silver short cross penny

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Unique ID: LEIC-79C31F

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Medieval silver short cross penny of John, the coin is worn and bent, minted probably by Andrev at London, but possibly Andreu at Winchester, 1204-18.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1204
Date to: Circa AD 1218

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.39 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: John of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Obverse description: Facing crowned bust with sceptre
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX
Reverse description: Voided short cross and crosslets
Reverse inscription: ANDRE[V?]ON[.V?.]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Rushcliffe (District)
Parish or ward: Willoughby on the Wolds (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6326
Four figure Latitude: 52.82785317
Four figure longitude: -1.06642135
1:25K map: SK6326
1:10K map: SK62NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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