WAW-DD7F4C: Medieval coin, cut halfpenny of John

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Unique ID: WAW-DD7F4C

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval coin, silver short cross cut halfpenny of John, AD 1199-1316, Obverse: crowned bust with sceptre, facing, '[henricvs] REX. Reverse: short cross, '[r]AVFO [n] (Winchester?). Class 5b2 North 970, AD 1205-07,. Diameter 18.5mm, Mass 0.72g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1205
Date to: Circa AD 1207

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.72 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 19th August 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Kevin Leahy
Identified by: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Birm 804

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: Winchester
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 5b2 (N 970 ii)
Obverse description: Crowned bust with sceptre, facing, Reverse:
Obverse inscription: '[henricvs] REX.
Reverse description: Short cross, )
Reverse inscription: 'CIVI [ ]ELM' (Durham)
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wychavon (District)
Parish or ward: Drakes Broughton and Wadborough (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO9249
Four figure Latitude: 52.1392363
Four figure longitude: -2.11830748
1:25K map: SO9249
1:10K map: SO94NW
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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