LEIC-A62FBF: Henry III shortcross penny

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-A62FBF

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A Medieval silver shortcross penny of Henry III (1216 - 1272), dating to c.AD 1222 - 1236. Class 7b. Moneyer: Adam, mint of London. A fragment of th ecoin is folded over. 
North (1994) volume 1, p 223, no 979.
Diameter: 18.59 mm
Weight: 1.39 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1222
Date to: Circa AD 1236

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.39 g
Diameter: 18.59 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E9094

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: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 7b (N 979)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing forward, dropped curls no pellets in hair
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX
Reverse description: Voided shortcross with four pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: ADAM ON LVNDE
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
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: South Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Claypole (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8448
Four figure Latitude: 53.0227113
Four figure longitude: -0.74913278
1:25K map: SK8448
1:10K map: SK84NW
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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