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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-A8E7FD

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver penny of King Stephen (AD 1135 - 1154). Cross moline with fleurs in angles reverse. Watford type (c. AD 1136 - 1145)

Obverse: traces of a right facing bust with sceptre in front. Week striking and ware has resulted in the loss of all of the inscription.

Reverse: Cross moline with a fleur in each angle. [...]R:ON:L[...]

Note: this coin was originally folded in half with the obverse exposed resulting in this surface becoming considerable worn. It has been subsequently unfurled by the finder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1136
Date to: Circa AD 1145

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.15 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st July 2018 - Saturday 1st December 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Stephen of England
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: Stephen BMC i (N 873; Watford)
Obverse description: Traces of a right facing bust with sceptre in front.
Obverse inscription: [...]
Reverse description: Cross moline with a fleur in each angle.
Reverse inscription: []R:ON:L[]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Malvern Hills (District)
Parish or ward: Berrow (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7834
Four figure Latitude: 52.00399664
Four figure longitude: -2.32189371
1:25K map: SO7834
1:10K map: SO73SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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