LVPL-EF151F: Medieval coin: cut halfpenny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-EF151F

Object type certainty: Certain
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A medieval silver voided long cross cut halfpenny of Henry III (1216-1272) Class 5a-b dating to 1250-56. Moneyer: Nicole. Mint: London. Cf. North Vol I, p.226 no.991-2.
Obverse: Crowned bust forwards with sceptre in right hand. Legend: h[ENRICVS R]EX III
Reverse: Voided long cross with three pellets in each quadrant. Legend: NIC[OLE ON L]VND

Notes:

Finder ref: 10-21-64

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1256

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.68 g
Diameter: 17.92 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st October 2021 - Sunday 31st October 2021

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
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-c, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust forwards with sceptre in right hand
Obverse inscription: H[ENRICVS R]EX III
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each quadrant.
Reverse inscription: NIC[OLE ON L]VND
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
To be known as: Newton By Castle Acre

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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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Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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