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Unique ID: WAW-FD0E95
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published
A Medieval silver penny of Richard I (AD 1189-99) or John (AD 1199-1216), Group I, class ii (North 972/2) dating from c. AD 1190-pre-1205, moneyer: Halli mint: Rhuddlan. Ref: North 1994: 221.
The coin is struck on a slightly irregular flan and is worn, especially on the obverse.
The coin is 20.62mm in diameter, 0.82mm thick and weighs 1.2g.
In contrast to the overall 'short cross' series, the coins of the Rhuddlan mint are rare finds, with fewer than 100 currently recorded by the PAS (April 2021).
This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 0.82 mm
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 20.62 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 8th September 2019
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Ruler/issuer: Richard I of England
Mint or issue place: Rhuddlan
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with sceptre dividing the legend.
Obverse inscription: HENRICUS REX
Reverse description: Voided short cross with four pellets in each angle.
Reverse inscription: [H]ALLI ON RULA (retrograde)
Initial mark: Cross pommee
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
4 Figure: SK1909
Four figure Latitude: 52.67837081
Four figure longitude: -1.7204125
1:25K map: SK1909
1:10K map: SK10NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.
|Author||Publication Year||Title||Publication Place||Publisher||Pages||Reference|
|North, J.J.||1994||English Hammered Coinage: Volume I. Early Anglo-Saxon to Henry III, c. 600-1272||London||Spink and Son Ltd|