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COIN

Unique ID: SF-C19A78

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete and broken silver hammered penny of Henry II, dating c. 1185-1190. Class 1c, mint and moneyer uncertain. Less than half the coin's flan survives, the rest missing in old breaks.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1185
Date to: Circa AD 1190

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.47 g
Diameter: 14.01 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st April 2018

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: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry II of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 1c (N 964)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, sceptre held in right hand
Obverse inscription: [....]VS[...]
Reverse description: Voided short cross quartering coin, quatrefoil in each angle within inner pelleted border
Reverse inscription: [...]W[....]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Babergh (District)
To be known as: Nayland-with-Wissington

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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