HESH-A9E836: Medieval: Coin

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-A9E836

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver penny of King John (c. AD 1199-1216) struck at the mint of London by the moneyer Ilger - Class 5c c. AD 1207-1210

North: 971

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1207
Date to: Exactly AD 1210

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.35 g
Diameter: 18.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

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
Type: Short cross class 5c (N 971)
Obverse description: Crude crown bust facing hold sceptre - the eyes are almond shaped with points at centre the brow high - the R in the inscription has a broken foot and the N is unbarred
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX
Reverse description: Short cross contained within a ring of pellets - within each quarter a quatrefoil. In the inscription the ND is ligated and there is a large pellet between R and O
Reverse inscription: ILGER ON LVND
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Much Wenlock

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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