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Unique ID: SF-2D6892

Object type certainty: Certain
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A somewhat worn silver hammered penny of John, dating c. 1203-1204. Class 4c, uncertain moneyer at the mint of London. Reversed 'S' in obverse legend.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1203
Date to: Circa AD 1204

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.29 g
Diameter: 19.53 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 14th December 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
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 4c (N 968/3)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, sceptre held in right hand
Obverse inscription: [....]S R/EX
Reverse description: Voided short cross quartering coin, quatrefoil in each angle within inner pelleted border
Reverse inscription: [....].ON LVND

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Bacton

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

References cited

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