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Unique ID: WAW-A11502

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A worn and slightly bent later 12th-century silver medieval cut halfpenny of Henry II, struck by the moneyer Rodbert at Wilton or Winchester mint in 1180 AD (Short voided cross Class 1a)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

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 1180

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 18.95 mm
Quantity: 1

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 4312

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 II of England [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Wilton [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 1a (N 962) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: [hENRICV]S.REX
Reverse description: Voided short cross dividing the inner field into quarters; small cross pommee in each angle
Reverse inscription: +RODBERT....
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Medieval coin: Penny of Henry II

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Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands
County: County Of Herefordshire
District: County Of Herefordshire
Parish: Much Marcle

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO6633
Four figure Latitude: 51.994399 Four figure longitude: -2.496597
1:25K map: SO6633
1:10K map: SO63SE
WOEID: 26347630
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

Domesday data within 2 km of discovery point is surfaced via the excellent Open Domesday website.

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Created: Thursday 15th December 2011
Updated: Thursday 15th December 2011

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