LEIC-5874C8: Cut farthing

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Unique ID: LEIC-5874C8

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval silver voided long cross cut farthing of Henry III (1216 - 1272), dating to AD 1284. Class 2 not further defined. Moneyer Nicole, uncertain mint. 
Diameter: 11 mm
Weight: 0.38 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.38 g
Diameter: 11 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: RCM 0671

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
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 class 2, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing forwards, no sceptre
Obverse inscription: H[ENRICVS REX] III
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: NIC[...]
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
District: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Ketton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK9702
Four figure Latitude: 52.60713167
Four figure longitude: -0.56902489
1:25K map: SK9702
1:10K map: SK90SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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: LEIC
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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