BUC-294BC5: A silver, Medieval, short cross, penny of Henry III AD.1216-1272, moneyer Simun, probably Canterbury mint, Class 6, AD.1216-1217

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-294BC5

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A silver, Medieval, short cross, penny of Henry III AD.1216-1272, moneyer Simun, probably Canterbury mint, Class 6, AD.1216-1217

Obverse, bust of king facing, coarse bust, annulet eyes, 4 curls (annulets), 5 jewels in crown. closed E, small X. hEN[RICVS] R/EX

Reverse, Voided short cross with quatrefoils in angles +SIMVN ON C[...]

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1216
Date to: Circa AD 1217

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.22 g
Diameter: 16.36 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 5232

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: Henry III, short cross, not further defined
Obverse description: , bust of king facing, coarse bust, annulet eyes, 4 curls (annulets), 5 jewels in crown. closed E, small X.
Obverse inscription: HEN[RICVS] R/EX
Reverse description: Voided short cross with quatrefoils in angles
Reverse inscription: +SIMVN ON C[...]
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Quainton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7220
Four figure Latitude: 51.8739332
Four figure longitude: -0.95556823
1:25K map: SP7220
1:10K map: SP72SW
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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