LIN-C6E1AE: COIN - cut silver medieval voided cross penny of Henrry III

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-C6E1AE

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A silver Medieval cut halfpenny of Henry III (AD 1216-1272), long voided cross, dating to AD 1248-1250. Minted in London, probably minted by Henri based on legend arrangement. Class 2-3b.

Obverse description: Crowned bust facing.
Obverse inscription: HENRI[CVS...]
Reverse description: Voided long cross dividing legend. Three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: [...] NLV / NDE

Diameter: 18.50 mm; Weight: 0.65g

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 1250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.65 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 2b (N 985/2)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing.
Obverse inscription: HENRI[CVS...]
Reverse description: Voided long cross dividing legend. Three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: [...] NLV / NDE
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

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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Recording Institution: LIN
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Updated: 10 months ago

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