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NARC-92397E: NARC-92397E : Penny : Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-92397E

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

A complete silver Penny of Henry III (AD 1216-1247). Class 7c. Short cross reverse with quatrefoil in each quadrant. Minted by Nichole in London. AD 1236-1242.

Diameter: 18.74mm, Thickness: 0.99mm, Weight: 1.3g

North Vol I, P 180, No. 980

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1236
Date to: Circa AD 1242

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.99 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 18.74 mm

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 7c (N 980)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: HENRICVSR EX
Reverse description: Voided short cross
Reverse inscription: NIC[hOL]EONLVN
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Swanbourne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8026
Four figure Latitude: 51.92677876
Four figure longitude: -0.83799804
1:25K map: SP8026
1:10K map: SP82NW
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1963 English Hammered Coinage: Vol I. Early Anglo Saxon-Henry III, c650-1272 London Spink and Son Ltd 223 980

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Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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