IOW-777E25:

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-777E25

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Medieval silver penny of Henry III (AD 1216-1272), c.AD 1253-1256 (Withers class 5c2, North 993, Spink 1369), no initial mintmark, London mint.

Coin is lightly worn and slightly bent, making the obverse face a little concave.

Obverse: Crowned bust holding sceptre. Inscription: hENRICVSREXIII

Reverse: Voided long cross, three pellets in each inner quadrant. Inscription: WIL/LEN/ONL/VND

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1253
Date to: Circa AD 1256

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.44 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 16th March 2022

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 5c (N 993)
Obverse description: Crowned bust holding sceptre
Obverse inscription: HENRICVSREXIII
Reverse description: Voided long cross, three pellets in each inner quadrant
Reverse inscription: WIL LEN ONL VND
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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