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Unique ID: SF-545580

Object type certainty: Certain
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A very worn silver hammered penny of John, dating c. 1205-1210. Class 5c, moneyer Walter at the mint of London.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1205
Date to: Circa AD 1210

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 9.82 mm
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 18.12 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 14th January 2019

Personal details

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

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: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 5c (N 971)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, sceptre held in right hand
Obverse inscription: [...]VS R/EX
Reverse description: Voided short cross quartering coin, quatrefoil in each angle within inner pelleted border
Reverse inscription: +WA[....]N LV

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
To be known as: Snetterton

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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