PUBLIC-4E5730: PUBLIC-4E5730-medieval silver shortcross cut half

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-4E5730

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval silver coin; a cut half short cross penny of Henry II, Richard I, John or Henry III dating from AD 1180 - 1247, uncertain type, and moneyer. Mint is London

Weight: 0.5 Length: 17.5mm Width: 8.1mm

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 1247

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.5 mm
Width: 8.1 mm
Weight: 0.5 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 8th December 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr William Burleigh
Identified by: Mr William Burleigh

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry II - Henry III
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross, not further defined
Obverse description: Forward facing crowned bust holding sceptre
Obverse inscription: [HEN]RICV[S REX]
Reverse description: Voided short cross with a quatrefoil in each angle
Reverse inscription: [...][...]NDI
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Bampton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3103
Four figure Latitude: 51.72486857
Four figure longitude: -1.55259633
1:25K map: SP3103
1:10K map: SP30SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: metal detecting Find
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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