NARC-85BCE1: NARC-85BCE1 : Cut Halfpenny : John

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Unique ID: NARC-85BCE1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver cut Halfpenny of John (AD 1199-1216). Class 5c. Short cross reverse with quatrefoil in each quadrant. Uncertain moneyer. Possible mint, Lincoln. AD 1207-1210.

Length: 16.94mm, Width: 7.42mm, Thickness: 0.87mm, Weight: 0.4g.

North Vol I, P 221, No 971

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1207
Date to: Circa AD 1210

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16.94 mm
Width: 7.42 mm
Thickness: 0.87 mm
Weight: 0.4 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

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: Lincoln
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 5c (N 971)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: HE[RICVSR]/EX
Reverse description: Short cross with quatrefoil in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: [??]NLCE[??]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Titchmarsh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0180
Four figure Latitude: 52.40869212
Four figure longitude: -0.51664896
1:25K map: TL0180
1:10K map: TL08SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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