PUBLIC-BA7D27: PUBLIC-BA7D27 John Cut Half 6b2

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-BA7D27

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Silver Medieval cut half penny of John (1199 -1216), probably class 6b2 dating from 1213-1215. Moneyer: Walter, Mint:Canterbury.

The coin exhibits post depositional damage; it is abraded with rounded edges. Dimensions: diameter: 15.72mm, Thickness: 0.56mm, Weight: 0.27grams.

Obverse: Crowned bust facing, Inscription: [HENRI]CVS R[EX]. Reverse: Voided short cross within a beaded border, quatrefoil in each quarter. Inscription: WA[LTER ON C]ANT

North (N.975/2)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1213
Date to: Circa AD 1215

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.27 mm
Weight: 0.27 g
Diameter: 15.72 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 12th January 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Clive Nobbs
Identified by: Mr Clive Nobbs

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PastfindersI

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: John of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 6b2 (N 975/2)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing.
Obverse inscription: [HENRI]CVS R[EX]
Reverse description: Voided short cross within a beaded border, quatrefoil in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: WA[LTER ON C]ANT
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Lewes (District)
To be known as: Near Lewes

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: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 8 days ago
Updated: 7 days ago

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