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Unique ID: SUR-A64645

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver hammered short cross penny, John (1199-1216), possibly class 5b dating to 1199-1215. Obverse: facing portrait with sceptre. Reverse: short cross. Moneyer Willelm [...], London mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1199
Date to: Exactly AD 1215

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 17.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 10th May 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Simon Maslin
Identified by: Dr Simon Maslin

Materials and construction

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

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
Type: Short cross class 5b, not further defined
Reverse inscription: + WILLELM [...] ON LV
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Houghton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3333
Four figure Latitude: 51.0953641
Four figure longitude: -1.53013441
1:25K map: SU3333
1:10K map: SU33SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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