SOM-3890BE: Medieval coin: penny of Richard

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Unique ID: SOM-3890BE

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Medieval silver penny of Richard dating to AD 1190 to 1194. Short voided cross class 3. Minted by Stivene at London. North no. 967

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1190
Date to: Circa AD 1194

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.28 g
Diameter: 19.8 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Richard I of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 3 (N 967)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, sceptre held to left
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS R/EX
Reverse description: Short voided cross pommee with pommee saltires in the angles
Reverse inscription: STIVENE . ON . LVN
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Charleton Horethorne CP

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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