OXON-02C0B6: Medieval coin: cut halfpenny of Henry III (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: OXON-02C0B6

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval coin: cut halfpenny of Henry III (1216-1272) minted in London between 1250 and 1265 by Henri. Class 5b-g; North No. 992-997.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.33 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2021 - Tuesday 27th July 2021

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finders Ref. C21.005

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 classes 5a-g, not further defined
Obverse description: Buest facing forwards, holding a sceptre. Eye is a pellet in an oval border.
Obverse inscription: HE[ ]
Reverse description: Long voided cross with three pellets in each quarter. R is wedge tailed.
Reverse inscription: RIO / [ ]
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Tisbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9327
Four figure Latitude: 51.04231028
Four figure longitude: -2.1012219
1:25K map: ST9327
1:10K map: ST92NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: OXON
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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