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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-C4BC09

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver cut half penny of Henry III (c.AD 1216-1272), c.AD 1275-1278 (North 999, Spink 1378), Canterbury mint.

Coin is heavily worn and has clipped edges.

Obverse: Lower half of facing bust, holding sceptre. Inscription: [hENRIC]VS REX II[I]

Reverse: Voided long cross with three pellets in each inner quadrants. Inscription: NIChOLE [ON kAN]

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1275
Date to: Circa AD 1278

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18 mm
Width: 10 mm
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 0.6 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 11th May 2020

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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
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross classes with sceptre (4-7), not further defined
Obverse description: Lower half of facing bust, holding sceptre.
Obverse inscription: [hENRIC]VS REX II[I]
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each inner quadrants.
Reverse inscription: NIChOLE [ON kAN]
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

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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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