Richard I 1189 - 1199 AD - Halfpenny

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Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1194
Date to: Circa AD 1205
 Coin data (numismatics)
Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Richard I of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 4a (N 968/1)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Reverse description: Short cross
Reverse inscription: VL[...]ANT
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
 Spatial data
Region: South East (European Region) 
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County) 
District: Sevenoaks (District) 
Parish or ward: Ash-cum-Ridley (Civil Parish) 

A Medieval silver coin; a short cross cut half penny of Richard I (AD1189-1199). Minted at Canterbury by Vlard c. AD 1194-1205. Class 4a. North Number 966.

 Dimensions and weight
Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.57 g
Diameter: 19 mm
 Materials and construction
Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Fragment
 Personal details
Recorded by: Mr David Clarke
Identified by: Mr David Clarke
 Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 3rd August 2014

 Coin references
Medway History Finders MDC - Arable