LIN-B57483: COIN - Penny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-B57483

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A complete silver medieval coin. Penny of Henry III, Class 7b-c, dated to c.AD 1222-1242. Moneyer OSMUND, Canterbury mint. As North (1991) Vol 1: nos 978-979

Obv: Crowned bust facing with sceptre / [HENRICVS REX]

Rev: Voided short cross with quatrefoils in each angle / +OSMVND ON CAN

Diameter:16.95 mm; Thickness: 0.81 mm; Weight: 1.43g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1222
Date to: Circa AD 1242

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.81 mm
Weight: 1.43 g
Diameter: 16.95 mm

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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: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross classes 7b-c, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with sceptre
Obverse inscription: [HENRICVS REX]
Reverse description: Voided short cross with quatrefoils in each angle
Reverse inscription: +OSMVND ON CAN
Initial mark: Cross pattee
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Near Cumberworth

Spatial coordinates


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

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Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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