SWYOR-7E7A0C: SWYOR-7E7A0C Medieval Coin

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-7E7A0C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A hammered silver coin dating from the Medieval period: a cut halfpenny of Henry III (1216-1272) struck at London by the moneyer Willem 1250-1256. Class 5c, North number 993. The coin has a length of 18.0mm, a width of 9.6mm, and a thickness of 0.6mm. It weighs 0.57g.

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 1256

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18 mm
Width: 9.6 mm
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.57 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 24th October 2021 - Sunday 24th October 2021

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3749 - bag 09

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 class 5c (N 993)
Obverse description: Crowned head facing, holding sceptre
Obverse inscription: HENRIC[VS REX III]
Reverse description: Long cross voided with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: WIL/[LEM/ON L]/VND
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Bassetlaw (District)
Parish or ward: Harworth Bircotes (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6492
Four figure Latitude: 53.42092552
Four figure longitude: -1.03843613
1:25K map: SK6492
1:10K map: SK69SW
Grid reference source: From 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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Audit data

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

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