NARC-8F8A64: NARC-8F8A64 : Cut Penny : Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-8F8A64

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

A complete silver Three quarter cut Penny of Henry III (AD 1216-1272). Class Vh. Voided long cross reverse with three pellets in each quadrant. Minted by Roberd in Canterbury. AD 1265-1275.

Diameter: 18.57mm, Thickness: 0.80mm, Weight: 1.1g

North Vol I, P 227, No 998.

For similar examples of the cut removal of a quarter of the coin see: BUC-697645, LEIC-E825F8 and BUC-D2E40A.

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 1265
Date to: Circa AD 1275

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 18.57 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 29th December 2020

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 5h (N 998)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: HENRICVSREX/[III]
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: ROB/[ERD]/ONC/ANT
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Stowe IX Churches (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6455
Four figure Latitude: 52.18953788
Four figure longitude: -1.06521806
1:25K map: SP6455
1:10K map: SP65NW
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

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 227 998

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Audit data

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

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