LVPL-EF658E: Medieval coin: cut farthing of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-EF658E

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A medieval Irish voided long cross silver cut farthing of Henry III (1216-1272), probably type 1b or 1c and dating to the period 1251-1254. Moneyer: uncertain. Mint: Dublin. As Spink 6236-6238.
Obverse: Forward facing crowned bust in triangle. Legend: [hENRICV]S RE[X III]
Reverse: Voided long cross pommée with three pellets in each angle. Legend: [...] IVE

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1251
Date to: Circa AD 1254

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 9.84 mm
Width: 8.48 mm
Weight: 0.35 g

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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: Dublin
Type: Long cross class 1, not further defined
Obverse description: Forward facing crowned bust in triangle
Obverse inscription: [hENRICV]S RE[X III]
Reverse description: Voided long cross pommée with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: [...] IVE

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Much Wenlock

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Spink and Son Ltd 2003 Coins of Scotland, Ireland and the Islands London Spink and Son Ltd

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Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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