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HAMP-A499BF:

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-A499BF

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

A broken fragment of a silver Medieval cut halfpenny, probably of John and class 5b dating to 1205-1207. Uncertain moneyer and mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1205
Date to: Circa AD 1207

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 8.6 mm
Width: 8.5 mm
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.31 g

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: John of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 5b, not further defined
Obverse inscription: H[...]X
Reverse inscription: W[...]
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Headbourne Worthy (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4831
Four figure Latitude: 51.07632472
Four figure longitude: -1.31621186
1:25K map: SU4831
1:10K map: SU43SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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