OXON-A7A84B: Medieval coin: voided long-cross cut farthing of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: OXON-A7A84B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver medieval voided long-cross cut farthing of Henry III (AD 1216-1272) probably minted c.1248-1249 at York by Alain. Class 2b-3b. North (1994: 226) no. 985/2-987.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1248
Date to: Exactly AD 1249

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 9.7 mm
Width: 9 mm
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 0.3 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 8th April 2021 - Friday 8th April 2022

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: OMS receipt 2364

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: York
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross classes without sceptre (1-3), not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: [hENRIC]VS R[EX - III]
Reverse description: Voided Long cross dividing the legend with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: [...]INO/[...]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Glympton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4119
Four figure Latitude: 51.86807698
Four figure longitude: -1.40594179
1:25K map: SP4119
1:10K map: SP41NW
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

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1994 English Hammered Coinage: Volume I. Early Anglo-Saxon to Henry III, c. 600-1272 London Spink and Son Ltd

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Recording Institution: OXON
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Updated: About one month ago

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