WAW-E34F33: Medieval coin: penny of John (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-E34F33

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Medieval coin: penny of John (1199-1216) minted in Canterbury by Samuel between AD 1203 and 1204. Class 4c: North No. 968/3.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1203
Date to: Circa AD 1204

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.37 g
Diameter: 19.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st November 2018 - Thursday 28th February 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

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: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 4c (N 968/3)
Obverse description: Bust facing forwards, holding a sceptre. The S is backwards.
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX
Reverse description: Short-voided cross with a quatrefoil in each quarter. The S is backwards.
Reverse inscription: SAMVEL · ON · CAN
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Langley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP1862
Four figure Latitude: 52.25588026
Four figure longitude: -1.73772395
1:25K map: SP1862
1:10K map: SP16SE
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 16 days ago
Updated: 16 days ago

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