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LIN-C6BE94: COIN - Silver penny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-C6BE94

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete medieval silver coin of Henry III (1216 - 1272). Class 5g. Minted by Robert of Canterbury, date is 1258-70.

Obv.  hEN[RICVS REX] Crowned bust facing with sceptre

Rev. ROB/ERT/OIC/ANT voided long cross with three pellets in each angle.

Diameter:18.72 mm; Weight: 1.21g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1258
Date to: Circa AD 1270

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.21 g
Diameter: 18.72 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: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Henry III, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with sceptre
Obverse inscription: HEN[RICVS REX]
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each angle.
Reverse inscription: ROB/ERT/OIC/ANT
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North East Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North East Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Near Binbrook

Spatial coordinates


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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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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