COIN

Unique ID: WMID-C66FD8

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval coin: A complete struck / hammered silver penny of Henry III (1216 - 1272 AD), minted between by moneyer Nicole, at the Winchester mint between 1248 and 1250 AD. Class IIIb.

Diameter: 18.39mm
Thickness: 1.08mm
Weight: 1.2 grams.

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: Circa AD 1248
Date to: Circa AD 1250

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 1.08 mm
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 18.39 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 14th August 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Tom Brindle - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Miss Teresa Gilmore - [ view all attributed records]

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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: Winchester [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 3b (N 987) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Crowned head facing forward. ligated ENR. No sceptre
Obverse inscription: +hENRICVS [ ]III
Reverse description: Voided long cross, three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: N[ ]LE ONW INC
Reverse mintmark: W INC
Initial mark: Star / mullet
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Medieval coin: Penny of Henry III, mint Winchester, moneyer Nicole

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Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands
County: Staffordshire
District: South Staffordshire
Parish: Lapley, Stretton And Wheaton Aston

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ8514
Four figure Latitude: 52.723437 Four figure longitude: -2.223527
1:25K map: SJ8514
1:10K map: SJ81SE
WOEID: 31686
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]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

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

References cited

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Created: Friday 23rd March 2012
Updated: Friday 23rd March 2012

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