WAW-5E3240: Medieval coin: penny of John (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-5E3240

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval coin: penny of John (1199-1216) minted in London by Ricard between AD 1205 and 1207. Class 5bii: North No. 970.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1205
Date to: Exactly AD 1207

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.39 g
Diameter: 18.55 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st August 2018 - Monday 5th November 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

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: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 5b2 (N 970 ii)
Obverse description: Bust facing forwards, holding a sceptre. Annulet eyes. Two curls with a pellet within either side. Pellet in centre of the S.
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX
Reverse description: Short voided cross with a quatrefoil in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: RICARD · ON · LV
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Malvern Hills (District)
Parish or ward: Shrawley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO8065
Four figure Latitude: 52.28277373
Four figure longitude: -2.2945942
1:25K map: SO8065
1:10K map: SO86NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 28 days ago
Updated: 27 days ago

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