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Unique ID: DEV-C44D9B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A medieval silver Irish cut halfpenny of Henry III (AD 1207-1272) dating to AD 1251-1254.

Minted at Dublin by Ricard. Class 1b. As Seaby 6235.

Measurements: 18.3mm diameter, 0.7mm thickness, weight 0.77g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1251
Date to: Exactly AD 1254

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.77 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st July 2020 - Saturday 5th June 2021

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 019511

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: Dublin
Type: Henry III, short cross, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing clutching sceptre in triangle
Obverse inscription: HEN[...]REX
Reverse description: Short cross voided
Reverse inscription: IVC/RIC
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Dalwood (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY2299
Four figure Latitude: 50.7853049
Four figure longitude: -3.10784199
1:25K map: SY2299
1:10K map: SY29NW
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 12 months ago
Updated: 12 months ago

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