NLM-7DCC4A: Medieval coin: short cross penny of an indeterminate ruler

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-7DCC4A

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Possibly a short cross penny of Henry III (1216-1272); folded so as to obscure its reverse, possibly class 5b or later, issue of 1204-1248

Obverse description: facing bust with sceptre left, hair of two neat curls to either side, beard of fine strokes. Legend starts at 11 O’clock.

Obverse inscription: hENRICV[S][--]

Diameter: 16.5mm, Weight: 1.26gms

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1204
Date to: Exactly AD 1248

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.26 g
Diameter: 16.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 14th April 2022

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM49938

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 5b (N 992)
Obverse description: Facing bust with sceptre left, hair of two neat curls to either side, beard of fine strokes. Legend starts at 11 O'clock.
Reverse inscription: HENRICV[S][--]
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: Osgodby

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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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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