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Unique ID: SWYOR-1D436C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Medieval coin; a cut half short cross coin of Henry II or Henry III, dating from AD 1180 - 1247. It is not possible to identify the class, mint or moneyer. The coin is 20mm in length, 10.5mm wide, 0.6mm thick and weighs 0.57g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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: 20 mm
Width: 10.5 mm
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.57 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 30th September 2018 - Sunday 30th September 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Julie Scriven
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3279

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
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross, not further defined
Obverse description: Forward facing crowned bust
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Voided short cross with a quatrefoil in each angle
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Skirpenbeck (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE7456
Four figure Latitude: 53.99474783
Four figure longitude: -0.87272551
1:25K map: SE7456
1:10K map: SE75NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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