LVPL-A1164A: Medieval coin: cut halfpenny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-A1164A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A medieval silver voided long cross cut halfpenny of Henry III (1216-1272), class 3b dating to 1248-9. Moneyer Philip, mint of Exeter or Northampton. North no. 987

Obverse: Crowned bust facing. Legend: [hENRICV]S REX III
Reverse: Voided long cross dividing legend, three pellets in each quadrant. Legend: PhI/LIP[...]

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 1249

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.71 g
Diameter: 17.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st September 2020 - Wednesday 30th September 2020

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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
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: [hENRICV]S REX III
Reverse description: Voided long cross dividing legend, three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: PhI/LIP[...]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Newcastle-under-Lyme (District)
To be known as: Loggerheads

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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