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Unique ID: BH-F41D76

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A silver cut halfpenny (voided long-cross type) of Henry III; Class 3 (probably 3c), minted 1248-1250; Moneyer: Henri at London. Measures 17.7mm in diameter, 0.3mm thick and weighs 0.68g.

Class: Cut halfpenny
Sub class: Voided long-cross

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Exactly AD 1248
Date to: Exactly AD 1250

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 0.3 mm
Weight: 0.68 g
Diameter: 17.7 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 10th June 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Harvey Cross - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 10/81 - 1

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 class 3c (N 988) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing.
Obverse inscription: [hENRICV]S REX:III:
Reverse description: Voided long-cross, three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: HEN/[RI ON LV]/NDE
Initial mark: Star.
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Medieval coin: cut halfpenny of Henry III

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Bedford
District: Bedford
To be known as: Ravensden

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
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 21st June 2010
Updated: Monday 21st June 2010

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