DENO-8A6565: Medieval coin: halfpenny of Richard I or John

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Unique ID: DENO-8A6565

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A silver medieval short cross cut halfpenny of Richard I (1189 - 1199) or John (1199 - 1216). Class 2 - 4b (North 965 - 968/2) minted in Canterbury under the moneyer Vlard, 1189 - 1204. Diameter 15.79mm and weight 0.48g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1189
Date to: Circa AD 1204

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.48 g
Diameter: 15.79 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 26th August 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Meghan King
Identified by: Miss Meghan King

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8890

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: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: [H]ENR[ICVS R/EX]
Reverse description: Short cross, quatrefoil in each angle
Reverse inscription: VLA[RD ON] [...]
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
Parish or ward: Perlethorpe cum Budby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6170
Four figure Latitude: 53.22355463
Four figure longitude: -1.0877972
1:25K map: SK6170
1:10K map: SK67SW
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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DENO
Created: 7 days ago
Updated: 4 days ago

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