History: Record ID: OXON-A9BC64 – MEDIEVAL coin

History: Record ID: OXON-A9BC64 – MEDIEVAL coin


OXON-A9BC64: Medieval coin: Penny of John

Rights Holder: Oxfordshire County Council
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Unique ID: OXON-A9BC64

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

A complete silver medieval penny of John (AD 1199-1216), dating to the period AD 1205. Class Vb1. Struck by the moneyer Arnaud at Canterbury. North N970.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL

Period from: MEDIEVAL

Period to: MEDIEVAL

Date from: Exactly AD 1205

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Thickness: 0.7 mm

Weight: 1.3 g

Diameter: 18.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery:
Sunday 3rd June 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard

Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2018.643

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 5b1 (N 970 i)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS R-EX
Reverse description: Short cross, quatrefoil in each quarter
Reverse inscription: + ARNAVD . ON . CA
Die axis measurement: 11 o’clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

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