IOW-C4B686:

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-C4B686

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Medieval silver cut half penny of Henry III (c.AD 1216-1272), c.AD 1248-1249 (North 986, Spink 1362A), star mintmark, unclear mint.

Coin is lightly worn with a dark patina.

Obverse: Half of a crowned bust without a sceptre. Inscription: [hENRICV]SREX:III

Reverse: Voided long cross with central pellet and three pellets in each inner quadrant. Inscription: [...]N ELO [...]

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1248
Date to: Circa AD 1249

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18 mm
Width: 9 mm
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 0.55 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 3rd January 2019

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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 3a (N 986)
Obverse description: Half of a crowned bust without a sceptre.
Obverse inscription: [hENRICV]SREX:III
Reverse description: Voided long cross with central pellet and three pellets in each inner quadrant.
Reverse inscription: [...]N ELO [...]
Initial mark: Crescent
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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Updated: 3 months ago

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