SUSS-8C0FB4: silver cut farthing of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-8C0FB4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver voided long cross cut farthing of Henry III (1216-1272), probably class IIIc or IVb dating to 1247-1278. Moneyer is NICOLE, uncertain mint.


Measurements: length: 9.73mm; width: 8.74mm; weight: 0.28g. 

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1247
Date to: Circa AD 1278

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 9.73 mm
Width: 8.74 mm
Thickness: 0.77 mm
Weight: 0.28 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 21st April 2018

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Pastfindersl

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, not further defined
Obverse description: Curl and pellet with additional pellet in angle of curls.
Obverse inscription: [...] RI [...]
Reverse description: Three pellets in angle
Reverse inscription: [...]/OLE/[...]
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Lewes (District)
To be known as: near Lewes

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Wren, C R 1993 The Voided Long-Cross Coinage 1247-1279. Henry III & Edward I

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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