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Unique ID: DENO-FCEA85

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Medieval coin; struck silver cut halfpenny of Henry III, long cross class Va or Vb, dating to 1250-1256; London mint; moneyer Henri. Ref: North 'English Hammered Coinage' vol. I (pp. 226-227, nos. 991 & 992)

Class: Long cross
Inscription: Legible

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Exactly AD 1250
Date to: Exactly AD 1256

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.68 g
Diameter: 16.9 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 10th March 2009 - Thursday 31st December 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anja Rohde - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Miss Anja Rohde - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: DERBY E6645

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: London [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278 [ scope notes | View all attributed records]
Type: Long cross classes 5a-c, not further defined [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Crowned bust of king facing, holding sceptre
Obverse inscription: HENRI[CVS REX/] III
Reverse description: Voided long cross which divides the legend. Three pellets in each quadrant.
Reverse inscription: [HEN]/RI O/N LV/[ND]
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Medieval coin; cut long cross halfpenny of Henry III; London mint; moneyer Henri

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands
County: Nottinghamshire
District: Newark And Sherwood
To be known as: Collingham

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Monday 22nd June 2009
Updated: Thursday 15th September 2011

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