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Medieval silver penny of Henry III (1216-1272), short class class 7b, minted at Canterbury by Ivn, 1222-1236 AD. North: 979.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1222
Date to: Circa AD 1236

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 1.02 g
Diameter: 17.3 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st November 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Katie Marsden - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Miss Katie Marsden - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 020895

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: Penny [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Canterbury [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278 [ scope notes | View all attributed records]
Type: Short cross class 7b (N 979) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Crowned bbust facing forward holding sceptre. Beard made of lines and curls for hair
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX
Reverse description: Voided short cross with cross pommee in each quarter
Reverse inscription: IVN ON CANTER
Initial mark: Cross patee
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West
County: Somerset
District: South Somerset
To be known as: Ilchester

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]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Tuesday 13th December 2011
Updated: Thursday 19th January 2012

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