SF-24ED09: Medieval coin: cut halfpenny of Henry II-John of England.

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-24ED09

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver Medieval cut halfpenny of Henry II-John of England (AD 1154-1216), short voided cross, unclear group II, 1180-1215. Mint of Rhuddlan; unclear moneyer.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1180
Date to: Circa AD 1215

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.74 mm
Weight: 0.59 g
Diameter: 19.66 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 15th August 2019

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Mint or issue place: Rhuddlan
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Obverse description: [Crowned facing bust; holding sceptre].
Obverse inscription: [hENRICVS RE]X
Reverse description: Short voided cross; quatrefoil in angles.
Reverse inscription: [...]ON RVLA
Initial mark: []
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Winston

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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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Updated: 2 years ago

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