KENT-87358F: Henry II penny from Winchester

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A complete and slightly worn Medieval silver short cross penny of Henry II (1154-1189), Class 1b, minted by Clement at Winchester c.1180-1185. North (1994, 220) no. 963.

Measurements: 19.32mm diameter, 0.74mm thick and 1.23g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1180
Date to: Circa AD 1185

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.74 mm
Weight: 1.23 g
Diameter: 19.32 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry II of England
Mint or issue place: Winchester
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 1b (N 963)
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust with sceptre dividing legend
Obverse inscription: +hENRICVS.R/EX
Reverse description: Voided short cross with quatrefoils in each quarter
Reverse inscription: +[C]LEMENT.ON.WINC
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Medway (Unitary Authority)
District: Medway (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Cliffe and Cliffe Woods (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ7474
Four figure Latitude: 51.43827237
Four figure longitude: 0.50207738
1:25K map: TQ7474
1:10K map: TQ77SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: KENT
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