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Unique ID: WILT-CCAC10

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Medieval long cross cut farthing of Henry III (AD1216-1272), dating to AD1248-1250 Class 3. Moneyer is possibly a blundered form of NICOLE. 

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1248
Date to: Circa AD 1250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13.1 mm
Width: 9.1 mm
Weight: 0.29 g

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5771

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut farthing
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 3, not further defined
Obverse description: Bust facing (only beard remains)
Obverse inscription: HEN[...]
Reverse description: Long cross voided with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: [...]OLE[...]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Wimborne St. Giles (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0118
Four figure Latitude: 50.96142355
Four figure longitude: -1.98713386
1:25K map: SU0118
1:10K map: SU01NW
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

References cited

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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