KENT-C29108: Penny of John

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-C29108

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete clipped and wornMedieval silver short cross penny of John (1199-1216), minted by Vlard at Canterbury 1200-1204. Class 4b, North (1991) no. 968/2.

Measurements: 20.58mm in diameter, 0.78mm thick and 1.29g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1204

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.78 mm
Weight: 1.29 g
Diameter: 20.58 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 16th September 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
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: John of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 4b (N 968/2)
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust, sceptre dividing legend
Obverse inscription: +hENRICVS R/EX
Reverse description: Voided short cross with quatrefoil in each quarter
Reverse inscription: +VLARD.ON.CANT
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
Parish or ward: Wingham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR2458
Four figure Latitude: 51.2770876
Four figure longitude: 1.21031717
1:25K map: TR2458
1:10K map: TR25NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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