COIN

Unique ID: IOW-0F9FF6

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A Medieval silver long cross cut halfpenny of Henry III (1216-1272 AD), minted by Ion at Bury St Edmunds. Class 4a, 1250 (North 1994: 226, ref: 989).
Obverse: [ ]ICVS REX; Crowned bust facing with sceptre
Reverse: [ ]ONS/EDM[ ]; Voided long cross with three pellets in each quadrant
Diameter: 19.41mm. Weight: 0.64g. DA=12:12.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 0.64 g
Diameter: 19.41 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 23rd May 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2012-4-225

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: Bury St Edmunds [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 4a (N 989) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with sceptre
Obverse inscription: [ ]ICVS REX
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: [ ]ONS/EDM[ ]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Isle Of Wight
District: Isle Of Wight
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Regularly improved[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Saturday 26th May 2012
Updated: Sunday 27th May 2012

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