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LIN-328524: LIN-328524: Medieval halfpenny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-328524

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver voided long-cross halfpenny of Henry III (1216-1272), Class 3ab-b, dating to 1248. Minted by Jacob at Bristol. As North 1975, no. 987.

Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: [HENRIC]VS REX II[I]
Reverse description: Long voided cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: IAC/OBO/[NBR/VST]

Diameter: 17.84 mm. Weight: 0.64g. DA=1

North, J.J. 1975. English Hammered Coinage, Volume I. Spink & Son, London.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.64 g
Diameter: 17.84 mm

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: Bristol
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Henry III, short cross, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: [HENRIC]VS REX II[I]
Reverse description: Long voided cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: IAC/OBO/[NBR/VST]
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Wellingore (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0156
Four figure Latitude: 53.09166487
Four figure longitude: -0.49326929
1:25K map: TF0156
1:10K map: TF05NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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