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LVPL-2B663E: medieval coin: cut farthing of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-2B663E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver medieval cut farthing of Henry III (1216-1272) Class 5b2 dating 1250-56. North no. 992/2. Moneyer: Ricard. Mint: London or Durham.
Obverse: Crowned bust facing, sceptre in left hand. Legend: [hE]NRIC[VS REX III]
Reverse: Voided long cross dividing legend with three pellets in each quarter. Legend: RIC/[ARD/ON[...]

Notes:

Finder ref. 1-22-32

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1256

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 8.97 mm
Width: 8.41 mm
Weight: 0.36 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2022 - Monday 31st January 2022

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut farthing
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 5b (N 992)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, sceptre in left hand
Obverse inscription: [hE]NRIC[VS REX III]
Reverse description: Voided long cross dividing legend with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: RIC/[ARD/ON[...]
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
To be known as: Sporle with Palgrave

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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