OXON-B7ED58: Medieval coin: voided long-cross cut farthing of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: OXON-B7ED58

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A silver Medieval voided long-cross cut farthing of Henry III (AD 1216-1272) minted c.1250-1256 by Nicole at either London or  Canterbury. Class 5. North (1994: 226) no. 985

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1250
Date to: Exactly AD 1256

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 9.4 mm
Width: 8.3 mm
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.34 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 14th November 2021 - Sunday 14th November 2021

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: OMS receipt 2613

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
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross classes 5a-g, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing holding sceptre in right hand
Obverse inscription: [hENRICVS REX] III
Reverse description: Voided Long cross dividing the legend with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: NIC/[OLE/...]
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very 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: Brize Norton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3107
Four figure Latitude: 51.76083183
Four figure longitude: -1.55224118
1:25K map: SP3107
1:10K map: SP30NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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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