LVPL-11072E:

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-11072E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cut halfpenny of John (AD 1199-1216), class 5c or 6a (though probably more likely a class 5c based on the bust size) minted by Abel of London in AD 1207-1210.

Obverse:- Top half of portrait of John facing viewer, Legend around '[hE]NRICVS[R/EX]'

Reverse:- A short voided cross contained within beaded border, legend around '[+AB]EL.ON.L[VND]'

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: Circa AD 1210

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19 mm
Width: 9 mm
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 0.7 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 31st May 2018 - Tuesday 1st May 2018

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: John of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 6a, not further defined
Obverse description: Obverse:- Top half of portrait of John facing viewer, Legend around.
Obverse inscription: [hE]NRICVS[R/EX]
Reverse description: A short voided cross contained within beaded border, legend around
Reverse inscription: [+AB]EL.ON.L[VND]
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Eden (District)
To be known as: Brougham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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