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Unique ID: SF-1C0F27
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A silver Medieval cut halfpenny of John of England (AD 1199-1216), group II, class iii, dating to AD 1205-1210. Mint of Rhuddlan; Simon moneyer.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 0.93 mm
Weight: 0.57 g
Diameter: 18.29 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 12th June 2019
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Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: John of England
Mint or issue place: Rhuddlan
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust, holding sceptre.
Obverse inscription: [hEN]RICVS R[EX]
Reverse description: Short voided cross; quatrefoil in angles.
Reverse inscription: [SI]MON. ON . R[...]
Initial mark: [...]
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
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