NLM-BEE5AE: Medieval coin: penny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-BEE5AE

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Silver coin. Voided long cross penny of Henry III (1216-1272), Class 5b issue of 1250-1256, moneyer Willem at Canterbury mint,

Obverse description: facing bust with sceptre left, hair of two neat curls and pellets to either side, chin pellet and beard of two lines of small pellets.

Obverse inscription: hENRICVS REX  III, wedge-footed R

Reverse description: voided long cross, three pellets in each angle.

Reverse inscription: WIL/LEM/ONC/ANT

Diameter: 18mm, Weight: 1.27gms, die axis: 11

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
Weight: 1.27 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

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

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM49971

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 class 5b (N 992)
Obverse description: Facing bust with sceptre left, hair of two neat curls and pellets to either side, chin pellet and beard of two lines of small pellets
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX III
Reverse description: Voided long cross, three pellets in each angle.
Reverse inscription: WIL/LEM/ONC/ANT
Die axis measurement: 11 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: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Binbrook

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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