NLM-880768: Medieval coin: long cross halfpenny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-880768

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Silver coin. Voided long cross cut halfpenny of Henry III (1216-1272) class 2a issue of 1248

Obverse description: Facing bust no sceptre, hair [left]  of two neat curls, beard of pellets.

Obverse inscription: (--)REX TER(--)

Reverse description: voided long cross, three pellets in each angle.

Reverse inscription: WIL(--)[?VND?]

Diameter: 17.1mm, Weight: 0.61gms, die axis: 3

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1248
Date to: Exactly AD 1248

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.61 g
Diameter: 17.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 24th February 2022

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM49486

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
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 2a (N 985/1)
Obverse description: Facing bust no sceptre, hair [left] of two neat curls, beard of pellets.
Obverse inscription: (--)REX TER(--)
Reverse description: Voided long cross, three pellets in each angle.
Reverse inscription: WIL(--)[?VND?]
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Market Rasen

Spatial coordinates


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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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