History: Record ID: LANCUM-E507C5 – MEDIEVAL coin

History: Record ID: LANCUM-E507C5 – MEDIEVAL coin



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Unique ID: LANCUM-E507C5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver medieval penny of John, dating to 1205 – 1207 AD. Class 5b2, minted by Adam of London. hENRICVSR/[EX] is the obverse legend and +ADAM.ON.[L]VNDE is the reverse legend, with N and D ligatured. The diameter of the coin is 18.7mm, the thickness is 0.73mm and it weighs 1.41g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL

Period from: MEDIEVAL

Period to: MEDIEVAL

Date from: Exactly AD 1205

Date to: Circa AD 1207

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Thickness: 0.73 mm

Weight: 1.41 g

Diameter: 18.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery:
Tuesday 7th August 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Carl Savage

Identified by: Mr Carl Savage

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: London

Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 – 1278
Type: Short cross class 5b2 (N 970 ii)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing holding scepter
Obverse inscription: HENRICVSR/[EX]
Reverse description: Voided short cross dividing center of reverse with four pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: +ADAM.ON.[L]VNDE
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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