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NARC-EC2A21: NARC-EC2A21 : Cut Farthing : Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-EC2A21

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A complete silver cut quarter Penny of Henry III (AD 1216-1272). Class Ve-f. Voided long cross reverse with quatrefoil in each quadrant. Minted in London. AD 1256-1258.

Length: 11.25mm, Width: 7.86mm, Thickness: 0.86mm, Weight: 0.3g

North Vol I, P 227, No 995-996

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1256
Date to: Circa AD 1258

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 11.25 mm
Width: 7.86 mm
Thickness: 0.86 mm
Weight: 0.3 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: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross classes 5a-g, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: [hENRICVSREX]/III
Reverse description: Voided long cross with quatrefoil in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: ???/???/[ONL]/VND
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 Holland (District)
Parish or ward: Gedney Hill (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF3512
Four figure Latitude: 52.68887038
Four figure longitude: -0.0041053
1:25K map: TF3512
1:10K map: TF31SE
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1963 English Hammered Coinage: Vol I. Early Anglo Saxon-Henry III, c650-1272 London Spink and Son Ltd 227 995-996

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Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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