SF-2DA174: Medieval coin: cut halfpenny of Richard I-John of England.

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-2DA174

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete silver Medieval cut halfpenny of Richard I-John of England, short voided cross, uncertain class, dating to AD 1180-1215. Mint of Rhuddlan, uncertain moneyer. The coin is bent and dented.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1180
Date to: Circa AD 1215

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13.84 mm
Width: 10.37 mm
Thickness: 0.98 mm
Weight: 0.47 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 21st April 2017

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Mint or issue place: Rhuddlan
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust.
Obverse inscription: [hENRIC]VS R[EX]
Reverse description: Short voided cross, quatrefoil of four pellets in angles.
Reverse inscription: [...]RVLA+
Initial mark: []
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Barham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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: SF
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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