NLM-3FC4DC: Medieval Coin: Halfpenny of John

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-3FC4DC

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Short cross cut halfpenny of John (1199-1216), possibly class 5 issue of 1204-1209, possibly moneyer Tomas

Obverse description: [facing bust with sceptre left], hair [left] of two or three round curls

Reverse description: Voided short cross, quatrefoil in each angle.

Reverse inscription: (--)/AS.O/N.E[-]

Diameter: 17.7mm, Weight: 0.68gms, die axis: probably 9

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1204
Date to: Exactly AD 1209

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.68 g
Diameter: 17.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 4th December 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM41555

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: John of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 5c (N 971)
Obverse description: [facing bust with sceptre left], hair [left] of two or three round curls
Reverse description: Voided short cross, quatrefoil in each angle.
Reverse inscription: (--)/AS.O/N.E[-]
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Flixborough

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
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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