SWYOR-075D0F: SWYOR-075D0F Medieval Coin

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Unique ID: SWYOR-075D0F

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A silver Medieval coin; a short cross penny of Henry III (AD 1216 - 1272) class 7b - c, dating from AD 1222 - 1242, struck by Robert at Canterbury. North number 979 - 980, page 223 of Volume 1. Diameter is 17.5mm, thickness 0.6mm, and weight 1.45g. The coin is slightly bent, probably a result of post-depositional damage.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 1.41 g
Diameter: 16.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 11th September 2021 - Saturday 11th September 2021

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3725

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 classes 7b-c, not further defined
Obverse description: Forward facing crowned bust holding sceptre
Obverse inscription: HENRICV[S R]-EX
Reverse description: Voided short cross with a quatrefoil in each angle.
Reverse inscription: [R]OBERT ON C[...]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: South Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Aslackby and Laughton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0729
Four figure Latitude: 52.84788244
Four figure longitude: -0.41262514
1:25K map: TF0729
1:10K map: TF02NE
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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Audit data

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

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