SF-B5ED83: Medieval coin: penny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-B5ED83

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval silver voided short cross penny of Henry III (AD 1216-1272), class 7b-7c dating to AD 1217-1242 (N 979-980). Moneyer: Willem; Mint: Canterbury. Ref: North 1975: 180.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1217
Date to: Exactly AD 1242

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.84 g
Diameter: 18.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 29th May 2021 - Saturday 29th May 2021

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Materials and construction

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

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 class 7, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with sceptre
Obverse inscription: H[ENRICVS REX]
Reverse description: Voided short cross, four pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [WIL]LEM[ON CAN..]
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Great Barton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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