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WILT-5724D8: WILT-5724D8

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Unique ID: WILT-5724D8

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A Medieval silver penny of Henry III dating to AD 1221-34. Class 7b1 or 7b3. Minted by Iohan of Canterbury. 

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1221
Date to: Circa AD 1234

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.04 g
Diameter: 17.1 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finds Register 00011

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 7b (N 979)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with sceptre over right shoulder
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX
Reverse description: Short cross voided with quatrefoil in each angle
Reverse inscription: [...]IOHAN [...]

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Bremhill (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9474
Four figure Latitude: 51.46493799
Four figure longitude: -2.08776146
1:25K map: ST9474
1:10K map: ST97SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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