NLM-493AD7: Medieval coin: cut farthing of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-493AD7

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Voided long cross cut farthing, made from a round halfpenny. Flan split. Possibly of Henry III (1216-1272), issue of 1248-1272. Possibly moneyer Willem at London mint; if so, Class 5c-g issue of 1250-1272 

Obverse description: facing bust.

Obverse inscription: hENR(---)

Reverse description: Voided long cross, three pellets in each angle.

Reverse inscription: VI.D/W[I](--) [taken to be ligated VND]

Diameter: 15.8mm, Weight: 0.37gms

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1250
Date to: Exactly AD 1272

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.37 g
Diameter: 15.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 2nd October 2020

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM48752

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
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross classes 5a-g, not further defined
Obverse description: Facing bust.
Obverse inscription: HENR(---)
Reverse description: Voided long cross, three pellets in each angle.
Reverse inscription: VI.D/W[I](--) [taken to be ligated VND]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Wyham cum Cadeby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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