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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-E53E95

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Medieval voided long cross penny of Henry III, class 2a dating to 1248. Moneyer hVGE (Hugo Silvester), Winchester mint.

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Recorded from details emailed by the finder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1248
Date to: Circa AD 1248

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: Winchester
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 2a (N 985/1)
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX III
Reverse inscription: HVG/EON/WIN/ChE
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Owslebury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5224
Four figure Latitude: 51.01303705
Four figure longitude: -1.26012265
1:25K map: SU5224
1:10K map: SU52SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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