WMID-656A87: Medieval coin: Penny of John, Norwich mint

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-656A87

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete silver penny of John (AD 1199 to AD 1216), dating to the period AD 1204/5 to c. AD 1209. Minted in Norwich by moneyer Renavd. Class 5c. cf. North vol 1, p221, no 971.

Diameter: 19.6 mm
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 1.3 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 19.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st April 2019 - Tuesday 30th April 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: John of England
Mint or issue place: Norwich
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 5c (N 971)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX
Reverse description: Voided short cross with conjoined pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: RENAVD .ON.NO
Initial mark: cross pattee
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: South Staffordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Lapley, Stretton and Wheaton Aston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ8413
Four figure Latitude: 52.71441847
Four figure longitude: -2.23828423
1:25K map: SJ8413
1:10K map: SJ81SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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