LIN-14EBA7: Medieval silver cut halfpenny

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Unique ID: LIN-14EBA7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A medieval silver cut halfpenny of Richard I, probably Class 4a, struck AD1194-1205. Illegible mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1194
Date to: Circa AD 1205

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.67 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Richard I of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 4a (N 968/1)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: [ ]ENRICV[ ]
Reverse description: Voided short cross, quatrefoil in angles
Reverse inscription: [ ]ON EVER
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Martin area

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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Recording Institution: LIN
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