LEIC-4FE5A6: Medieval coin: cut halfpenny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-4FE5A6

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver cut voided long cross halfpenny of Henry III (1247-1272).  Class IIa, Winchester mint. The coin is in fair condition, is 17mm in diameter and weighs 0.64g.

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1247
Date to: Circa AD 1272

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.64 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 15th March 2021

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2966

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
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 description: Half of facing bust, no sceptre
Obverse inscription: REXTERCI
Reverse description: Voided long cross and pellets
Reverse inscription: ONW/INC
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Hoby with Rotherby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6717
Four figure Latitude: 52.74647837
Four figure longitude: -1.00890385
1:25K map: SK6717
1:10K map: SK61NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst searching with a metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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